Nexus Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a U.S.-based healthcare company and certified diverse supplier, has announced that Usman Ahmed has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mariam S. Darsot, who has been acting as President and Chief Executive Officer since the founding of the company in 2003, will remain active as Chair of the Board of Directors.
“Usman brings an expertise in operations, vision, and leadership that is essential to an organization dedicated to high-quality patient care and innovation,” said Ms. Darsot. “We are excited about what the future holds for Nexus under Usman’s leadership and believe that this transition is the right step to take the company forward in its next phase of growth.”
Mr. Ahmed joined Nexus in 2009 as Vice President of Finance and Business Development before being named Chief Financial Officer in 2013. In 2021, he assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer, where he oversaw strategic planning, budgeting, treasury, tax, and corporate development. Prior to joining Nexus, Mr. Ahmed spent three years as an analyst at JP Morgan Chase in their corporate finance program. He holds a BS Degree in Finance from The Ohio State University.
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