ICF International Subsidiary SH&E Builds Strength in Airline Expertise
Lufthansa and Southwest Veterans Join Aviation Consultancy
Boston, MA, September 9, 2008 -
Aviation consulting firm SH&E, an ICF International Company, has recently added significant airline expertise to its already broad and deep industry knowledge across virtually every aviation sector and region of the world.
In New York, SH&E has added Principal Andreas Britz, who joins the firm’s Technical Services area following 25 years with Lufthansa Technik. He specializes in VIP aircraft specification and program management, interior completions, and maintenance management.
In Boston, Principal David Hinderland joins SH&E after 19 years with Southwest Airlines. He will continue to focus on strategic cargo market planning and development for airports, passenger cargo airlines, all-cargo airlines, air freight forwarding, and supply chain logistics customers.
“Having Andreas and David on the SH&E team enhances our ability to put together project teams who know aviation from the perspective of each segment,” said Deborah Meehan, chief operating officer of SH&E, an ICF International Company. “Hiring experts with hands-on industry experience sets us apart and positions SH&E to provide better insights and solutions than any other aviation consulting firm.”
With the addition of these two experts and other recent new hires, SH&E, ICF’s aviation consulting division, now numbers more than 100 dedicated full-time staff. These industry experts, together with ICF’s more than 3,000 domain experts in climate change, program management, information technology, strategic communications, and human capital transformation, enable the firm to be a preeminent consultancy in providing unparalleled capabilities and resources on transportation, infrastructure, and climate change issues.
About SH&E and ICF International
For 45 years SH&E has been dedicated to serving the air transportation industry, providing its aviation expertise to airlines, airports, governments, international agencies, manufacturers, and financial institutions. The company’s core capabilities include airline strategy, planning, and operations; airport demand management, planning, and air service marketing; cost-benefit analysis of environmental regulations; cargo studies; revenue management; appraisals, maintenance management, and asset management; safety and security audits; financial due diligence, and privatization, mergers, and alliances. In December 2007, SH&E’s one hundred-plus staff joined ICF International, further expanding its breadth of services, offerings, and expertise. SH&E’s Web site is www.sh-e.com.
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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