TowerPoint Names Saat Shaikh as CFO
ATLANTA, November 2nd, 2017
Wireless infrastructure company TowerPoint announced today its board of directors has appointed Saat Shaikh as chief financial officer (CFO). Shaikh is being promoted from his current post as Managing Director which he held for since February 2015.
Since joining TowerPoint in 2015, Shaikh has played a lead role in shaping the firm’s finance and accounting division while providing oversight and guidance for the company’s information technology and human resources departments. Inside the C-Suite Shaikh will draw upon a wealth of financial and technical expertise to enhance TowerPoint’s F&A capabilities and grow the company’s businesses in wireless real estate, tower infrastructure and strategic vendor services.
“Saat’s global financial expertise, tireless work ethic and commitment to the firm’s goals will serve TowerPoint well and make him a terrific addition to the C-Suite” said CEO Jesse Wellner.
Prior to joining TowerPoint, Shaikhwas a member of the technology investment banking group at William Blair and Company, where he advised on over $4 billion in aggregate value across various transaction types including M&A, public equity offerings, recapitalizations and fairness opinions. Before investment banking, Saat spent time at Deloitte Consulting and Accenture, where he led multiple teams through strategic management and technology initiatives to increase revenue, streamline business processes, and improve operating outcomes.
Shaikh holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship. He also earned a JD from Northwestern University School of Law. He received a BS from Rutgers University, where he studied Computer Science and Electrical Engineering.
TowerPoint is a telecommunications infrastructure and real estate investment company operating throughout North America. We are the industries longest standing Cell Tower Lease Acquisition Company and continue to be a leading provider of capital and liquidity to cell tower site owners across United States. The company’s affiliate; TowerPoint Infrastructure Group acquires, owns, operates and develops wireless communications towers. TowerPoint’s leadership possesses over fifty years of combined experience, having directly invested over $1 billion in wireless communications infrastructure and real estate assets and advised on over $5 billion in related transactions.
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