Apr
28
2008

Uday Desai Joins ICF International

Will Lead Efforts to Enhance Cost Management Offerings to Government and Commercial Clients

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, April 28, 2008 -

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) today announced that Uday Desai has joined the firm as a vice president with ICF’s enterprise strategy consulting business. In this role, Mr. Desai will lead ICF efforts to provide enhanced cost and performance management solutions as part of its comprehensive suite of services for government and commercial clients engaged in transformational change. 

“Uday will significantly strengthen ICF's enterprise strategy consulting capabilities in financial strategy and performance-based budgeting, business process re-engineering, and cost and resource management,” said Gerald Croan, an ICF executive vice president. “His proven leadership and innovation in this field strengthens ICF’s ability to provide an even greater level of service to our clients.”

Mr. Desai has been involved in the delivery of cost and performance management solutions for more than 15 years. Prior to joining ICF, Mr. Desai worked for Grant Thornton’s global public sector and Accenture’s finance and performance management business. At Grant Thornton, he developed and delivered cost and performance management solutions to U.S. Department of Defense and civilian clients. At Accenture, he focused predominantly on commercial clients—both domestic and international. He also provided thought leadership and business solutions to commercial clients with special focus on integrated performance management and improvement.

Mr. Desai has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, a master’s degree in industrial engineering, and an M.B.A. with an emphasis in marketing.

 

 

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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For Immediate Release
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