Mar
18
2008

ICF International Names Walter J. Kozak Vice President

Will Lead Company’s Account Management and Business Development in Defense Sector

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, March 18, 2008 -

Walter J. Kozak has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as a vice president, the company announced today. Mr. Kozak has more than 35 years of progressively challenging roles in the aerospace and defense markets, including 27 years at the Department of Defense (Do) before moving on to other public and private sector organizations. He will lead business development efforts for ICF’s DoD business serving as the account executive.

“Walt brings a wealth of expertise to ICF as a recognized leader in strategy and transformation, technology and enterprise solutions, performance improvement, leadership and workforce development with significant experience in business development, and account management,” said Isabel Reiff, ICF’s senior vice president for business development. “We’re very pleased to have someone of Walt’s caliber to lead the growth of our defense services.”

Before joining ICF, Mr. Kozak was with IBM Global Business Services, where he most recently was a client solutions executive responsible for strategy and all aspects of business development for DoD opportunities. Before that, while still at IBM, he was an account manager with profit/loss responsibility for business with the United States Air Force. Prior to IBM, Mr. Kozak was with PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting where he was an account leader with profit/loss responsibility for business with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) and a leader in the supply chain management practice.

At DoD, his positions ranged from military executive director of procurement at DLA headquarters and director of operations at the agency’s largest supply center to leadership roles within one of the Air Force’s largest air logistics center.

Mr. Kozak earned his master’s of science from Central Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from The Citadel. He was a fellow at Harvard University’s Senior Executive program and is certified in program management by the Defense Systems Management College.

 

 

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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