Nik Askaroff is the founder and CEO of EMC. He is a former President of the UK-based South Eastern Society of Chartered Accountants, past Chairman of both Business Link Sussex and Sussex Enterprise (the Chamber of Commerce for Sussex). He holds board positions with six companies and at EMC focuses on strategy, team management, merger and acquisition work and commercial business development. He has considerable overseas experience, particularly in the emerging markets of China, Russia and India as well as the USA and most European countries.
Nik qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1980. His first position in industry was in a small family fashion textile company. He also experienced at first hand the problems that can arise in second generation family businesses. He has been involved in many projects ranging from chief executive of a listed electronics company to non-executive director for one of the country’s leading freight forwarders. More recently he has been actively involved in the health sector, furnishing fabrics, engineering, ergonomic office equipment, construction and PR and marketing industries.
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