The board of directors ofÂ ICF (NASDAQ:ICFI) has approvedÂ President and Chief Operating OfficerÂ John WassonÂ toÂ succeed Sudhakar Kesavan as CEO of the global consulting services provider by Oct. 1.
WassonÂ will also serve as a board member whileÂ Kesavan, who has led the companyÂ since 1999, will become executive chairmanÂ as part of theÂ succession plan unveiledÂ Thursday.
Throughout his 32-year tenure, WassonÂ has managed client work in the firm’sÂ energy, public health, disaster recovery and environment business areas.
He oversees business development, acquisition integration, recruitment and client-facing team functions in his current capacity.
WassonÂ isÂ a board member at the Northern Virginia Technology Council and chair of the dean’s executive committee at University of California Davis College of Engineering.