ICF International Elects Two New Members to Board of Directors
Fairfax, Virginia, March 10, 2008 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) is pleased to announce it has elected Eileen O’Shea Auen and Richard M. Feldt to its board of directors. Both Auen and Feldt have proven track records in growing companies in the health care and clean technology fields respectively.
Auen was most recently chief executive officer of APS Healthcare, Inc., a privately held specialty health care services company providing care management and behavioral health services to more than 1,000 clients in the public sector and commercial markets. As CEO, she revitalized the company, producing significant growth in both revenue and earnings. Her tenure at APS culminated in the company’s successful sale to GTCR, one of the country’s leading private equity firms. She has also held significant operating roles within the managed care industry, serving as president of Health Net of the Northeast and president of CIGNA Healthcare’s southeast region. Auen received her Master of Business Administration from the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia.
Since December 2003, Feldt has been chief executive officer of Evergreen Solar, Inc., a cutting edge manufacturer of solar power products with its proprietary, low-cost String Ribbon wafer technology. During his tenure, the company’s market cap has increased from about $40 million to more than $800 million. Before joining Evergreen, Feldt was CEO of Perseid, a research and development start-up that came out of Raytheon Corp. to commercialize proprietary technology for the telecommunications industry. At Symbol Technologies, as senior vice president and general manager of worldwide operations, Feldt built capacity to support revenue growth from $550 million in 1995 to more than $1.1 billion in 1999. Feldt received his bachelor of science in industrial engineering from Northeastern University.
“Eileen and Rick have tremendous experience influencing business strategies in growth companies. This experience will be of great use as ICF grows and expands its services to both commercial and government clients,” said Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF’s chairman and chief executive officer. “They bring a high degree of talent and a passion for success, and we’re very pleased they’ll be serving on our board of directors.”
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 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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