ICF International Names Health Communications Veteran Kris Musumeci Senior Vice President
Firm Announces Two Key Contract Wins in Public Health Awareness Campaigns
Washington, DC, August 22, 2007 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI), a leading global professional services firm, is pleased to announce that health communications veteran Kris Musumeci has joined the firm as a senior vice president to lead the company’s award-winning strategic communications group. Ms. Musumeci’s appointment is part of the company’s overall growth strategy that includes providing a full range of professional services for health and human service agencies.
The company also announced the award of two new key health communications contracts. The first one is a pilot program with the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation to raise awareness of late life depression. The program is being tested in Nashville and Baltimore before an effort to take it nationally. Under the second project with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ICF is on the team led by JMH Education to provide public relations support for the agency’s “Spot the Block” campaign. The campaign is a national effort to combat childhood obesity by teaching “tweens”—children between the ages of 9 and 13—and their parents and guardians about the importance of food labels.
“With Kris’s vision, expertise, and solutions-oriented approach, ICF is providing clients with the communications strategies they need to meet and exceed their goals,” said Isabel Reiff, an ICF senior vice president. “Under her leadership, we are reaching out in new directions in health care and can offer the kind of support required for larger health communications campaigns.”
Prior to joining ICF, Ms. Musumeci was the chief operating officer of Equals Three Communications, Inc., a full-service social marketing agency in Bethesda, Md. Before that she was the chief operating officer at Matthews Media Group where she was instrumental in growing the company from 20 to more than 160 employees and transitioning the company through its acquisition by Omnicom. She has a master’s degree in business administration and a Master of Science in health promotion management from Marymount University.
“I am thrilled to join ICF and work with such talented staff to help grow the company’s already impressive strategic communications capabilities,” Ms. Musumeci said. “Having the ability to leverage our core communications competency with our many in-house health experts provides a unique service offering for our clients.”
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management 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 2,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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