ICF International Announces New Board Member—Srikant M. Datar
Fairfax, Virginia, July 25, 2006 -
ICF International announced today that Srikant M. Datar has been appointed to ICF's Board of Directors. He is a member of the faculty of the Harvard Business School and is a recognized authority on cost management and management control issues.
"I am pleased to have an individual with such outstanding stature in the academic community serve on the board," says Sudhakar Kesavan, Chief Executive Officer at ICF. "His far-reaching experience serving on the boards of very large and well-known public companies contributes to his deep understanding of best practices and corporate governance of financial matters. This knowledge is imperative to ICF in this period of transformation and growth."
Dr. Datar is currently the Arthur Lowes Dickinson Professor of Business Administration at Harvard University. Cited by his students as a dedicated and innovative teacher, Dr. Datar received the George Leland Bach Award for Excellence in the Classroom at Carnegie Mellon University and the Distinguished Teaching Award at Stanford University. He is a co-author (with Professors Charles T. Horngren and George Foster) of the leading cost accounting textbook, Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis, published by Prentice-Hall in 2006. A Chartered Accountant, Dr. Datar holds two master's degrees, and a Ph.D. from Stanford University.
Dr. Datar also serves on the Board of Directors of Novartis AG and has worked with many corporations, including General Motors, Mellon Bank, Morgan Stanley, Entergy, DuPont, and the Co-operative Bank on consulting and field-based projects in management accounting and control.
About ICF International
ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programs, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 1,800 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is http://www.icfi.com.