Irvin Towson Joins ICF International

Recruiting Executive to Lead Global Talent Search for Fast-Growing Firm



Fairfax, Virginia, January 7, 2009 -

ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) announced today that Irvin Towson has joined the firm as director of global recruiting. Mr. Towson has 20 years of experience in leadership, organizational development, and recruiting for professional services and consulting firms. Having worked as a recruiting executive for Fortune 100 companies, he has intimate knowledge of global recruiting strategies in mega-growth environments. Mr. Towson is charged with developing and building ICF’s recruiting infrastructure to meet the company’s fast-growing organizational needs.

“As ICF continues to expand its service offerings on a national and international level, we need a recruiting team capable of identifying and capturing the talent required to realize our growth objectives,” said Sudhakar Kesavan, ICF International chairman and CEO. “Irv’s extensive experience in designing and implementing recruiting practices in fast-growing environments will help us build the professional infrastructure essential to meeting our clients’ continually evolving needs.”

Before joining ICF, Mr. Towson directed global talent acquisition for a large government consulting firm based in Virginia. He has a B.A. in history and political science from Virginia Union University and brings extensive hands-on recruiting and sales experience to his new position.

“ICF’s work is atypical of most general consulting firms,” said Irv Towson, ICF vice president and director of global recruiting. “With today’s in-depth focus on specific environment, climate change, energy, human service, and homeland security issues, it is an exciting time to work for a firm with this portfolio of expertise. ICF’s employees are engaging, passionate, and invested in their work, and I look forward to working with such dedicated professionals. I also look forward to working with the ICF leadership team to enhance the company’s talent infrastructure so it is commensurate with ICF’s growth, yet continues to promote the company’s positive corporate environment.”



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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