Aviation Expert Patrick Major Joins ICF International Subsidiary, SH&E
New Vice President to Enhance SH&E's Aviation Support Services
Fairfax, Virginia, April 2, 2009 -
SH&E, a subsidiary of ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI), today announced the addition of aviation industry expert Capt. Patrick Major to its consultancy. Major joins the firm’s Washington, D.C.-based safety business unit as vice president of Flight Operations, Air Carrier Certification, Training, and Organizational Development. In his new position, he will support the unit's current service offerings, spearhead development of its Air Transportation Oversight System (ATOS) airline certification enterprise, and augment SH&E's air carrier auditing, training, and civil aviation support activities.
Major has more than 20 years of airline certification, flight operations, regulatory compliance, management, and training experience, and has been involved in both domestic and foreign governmental and regulatory affairs. Prior to joining ICF–SH&E, he served as aviation safety inspector-instructor for several developing nations and advised them on creating, implementing, and enforcing aviation regulations to meet international (ICAO) standards.
Major has held numerous positions in the air carrier and flight training industries, including manager of special projects and ATOS certification project manager for a U.S.-based international air carrier, director of flight operations, director of training, and project manager. Before joining the aviation community, he served more than a decade as director of human resources in high-technology companies. Major has a B.A. in business administration from Eckerd College and is licensed as a single- and multi-engine, commercial, instrument, and airline transport pilot with turbojet flight engineer and flight instructor certifications.
"Patrick represents our continuing effort to build a world-class, global-reach safety practice," states Louis Sorrentino, ICF vice president and managing director of SH&E’s safety business unit. "With Patrick as our latest team member, we continue to build a broad-based cadre of seasoned and internationally focused safety professionals dedicated to optimizing comprehensive and sustainable real-time solutions uniquely suited to ICF–SH&E clientele."
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.
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy and climate change; environment and infrastructure; health, human services, and social programs; and homeland security and defense 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 research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,500 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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