Mark Allington Joins ICF International
Energy and Climate Change Expert to Oversee European Operations
Fairfax, Virginia, December 17, 2008 -
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced today that Mark Allington has joined the firm as vice president and managing director for European operations. Mr. Allington has 20 years of experience in designing and managing complex environmental programs with particular emphasis on energy and climate change. He has worked extensively in Russia and Western Europe, and has secured and managed numerous contracts with European Union government agencies. Mr. Allington is charged with expanding ICF’s energy and climate change service offerings throughout Russia and Western Europe and managing the firm’s London and Moscow offices.
“Mark’s strong business development experience and knowledge of European and Russian operations will enhance our ability to identify and deliver appropriate solutions to this region’s energy, climate change, and environmental challenges,” said Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF International chairman and CEO. “We are committed to growing our business in this region and Mark will play a key role in making this happen.”
Before joining ICF, Mr. Allington directed business development activities for an international energy and environment consulting firm based in the U.K. He has an MBA from the Warwick Business School and a B.S. in electrical and electronic engineering from Southbank London. He has authored several papers on a range of energy and climate change topics and developed training for Russian institutions on teambuilding, project management, and strategic marketing.
“ICF has a substantial depth of talent, tools, and techniques that are in great demand from European clients,” said Mark Allington, ICF vice president and managing director for European operations. “With its expertise in the areas of climate change mitigation and adaptation, power market analysis, air quality, sustainable consumption and production and resource efficiency, along with its broader themes in health and education, ICF can be a significant player in Europe in these professional services markets. I look forward to helping the company achieve its growth objectives within these markets.”
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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