Jim Lawler, formerly chief human resource officer at TASC for four years, has joined ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as chief HR officer and will also serve as a senior vice president at the company, ICF has confirmed to GovCon Wire.
“I came to ICF because of the energy here, the company’s proven ability to spot new market opportunities, and the quality of the people, ” Lawler told GovCon Wire.
“The culture of ICF is unique – it promotes high levels of respect, integrity and entrepreneurialism.”
He joined Chantilly, Virginia-based contractor TASC in 2010 shortly after its spinoff from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to help build TASC into a standalone company.
At TASC, Lawler was responsible for the company’s HR initiatives such as strategy, employee development and training, recruiting, diversity, compensation, benefits and performance metrics.
Lawler founded and served as a principal for HR consulting firm Org Solutions International before he joined TASC.
He has also held the chief HR officer role at Netherlands-based company Royal Ahold and its U.S. subsidiary Ahold USA, as well as the title of HR EVP for Ahold USA subsidiary Giant Foods.
Lawler is also a 13-year veteran of PepsiCo, where he held the role of HR VP for organizations such as Pepsi Cola Europe/SubSahara Africa, Pepsi Cola Western Europe and Frito Lay.