McDermott + Bull has successfully placed Nim Purewal as Chief Financial Officer at private equity-backed CIMSENSE. Reporting to the President, Nim’s responsibilities will include overseeing the finance and accounting function, creating and implementing policies and procedures, and developing a strategic vision to support M+A and leverage new market opportunities. As a credible leader, Nim will inspire the broader portfolio of companies under CIMSENSE’s ownership.

Nim is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in active M+A activity, post-acquisition integration work, and working off of a global platform. Prior to joining CIMSENSE, Nim served as CFO for Vispero and Synamedia, both sponsored by private equity firms. Nim earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from South Bank University, located in the U.K.¬†

CIMSENSE has a global footprint with 15 locations across North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific, providing high-quality products and services to customers in over 50 markets and 50 countries. The scale and breadth of this combined enterprise are being leveraged to drive growth and accretive profitability through cross-selling, purchasing power, expertise sharing, and technology sharing. 

AEA Investors, founded in 1968 by the Rockefeller, Mellon, and Harriman family interests, along with S.G. Warburg & Co., is a pioneer in the private equity industry with an unparalleled global network of investors, business leaders, and sector-focused industry professionals. AEA stands as a prominent global private investment firm, specializing in private equity and debt investments within the middle market. Employing around 135 individuals, including roughly 90 investment professionals, AEA maintains a presence across five offices spanning three continents. The firm effectively manages over $15 billion of invested and committed capital.

This executive search was completed by McDermott + Bull Co-Founder and Managing Partner Chris Bull, Director Anne Terry, Executive Recruiter CJ Shook, and Research Associate Cindy Gomez.