Mr. Kesavan is former chief executive officer and executive chairman of ICF International, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICFI), a leading provider of consulting services and technology solutions to government and commercial clients (“ICF International”). He served as chairman and chief executive officer from 1999 to 2019 and as executive chairman from 2019 until his retirement in 2020. Previously, Mr. Kesavan served as the president of ICF Consulting Group, a subsidiary of ICF Kaiser, from 1997 to 1999. Mr. Kesavan serves on the boards of Inova Health Systems, a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia, Cadmus Group and Dexis, serves as board member emeritus for Northern Virginia Technology Council and serves as a trustee of the Shakespeare Theater Company in Washington, DC.
Mr. Kesavan’s qualifications to serve on our Board include his leadership and operational experience gained from serving as a chief executive officer and director of another public company. Mr. Kesavan brings valuable experience leading both organic growth and acquisition activities, a thorough understanding of corporate governance, compensation expertise, and operations, industry, public company board, financial, mergers and acquisitions, government and government relations, and global operations experience to our Board.