Company Overview of Abt Associates Inc.
Abt Associates Inc. researches, evaluates, and implements programs in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. It offers services in education area, including adult learning, early childhood, K-12, and technical assistance and research on evaluation methods, as well as science, technology, engineering, and math; environment, natural resources, and climate change area, such as environmental research, air quality regulatory support, communication and training, decision-support tools and IT solutions, and ecological risk assessment; and food security and agriculture area, including international food access and supply, value chain development, natura...
55 Wheeler Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-1168
Founded in 1965
Key Executives for Abt Associates Inc.
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Executive Officer of Abt JTA
Principal Accounting Officer, Vice President and Corporate Controller
Vice President, General Counsel and Member of Management Advisory Group
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.
Abt Associates Inc. Key Developments
Abt Associates Announces Executive Changes
Jul 6 15
Abt Associates has named Mauricio Poodts, Thierry van Bastelaer and Melinda S. Williams to the position of Vice President. Mauricio Poodts has been named Vice President in Abt’s Information Technology department. He serves as Deputy Chief Information Officer, where he leads all major IT initiatives, strategy and policy and oversees technology infrastructure and services. Thierry van Bastelaer, an Abt Senior Fellow and expert in health finance, is now Vice President in Abt’s International Health division. In addition to his work on health financing for the Strengthening Health Outcomes through the Private Sector (SHOPS) project and the Partnership for Transforming Health Systems 2 (PATHS2), he is the founder and co-director of Abt’s Risk and Resilience Methods Center. Melinda S. Williams, a communications professional with more than 30 years of experience, was promoted to Vice President, Corporate Communications. Since 2010, Williams has served as Director of Marketing for Abt Associates, where she developed and manages the corporate brand strategy, including marketing and promotional activities to build awareness of Abt’s expertise in health, social, economic and environmental policy and international development.
Abt Associates Appoints Marvin Chambers as Vice President of Human Resources
Jun 30 15
Abt Associates has named Marvin Chambers, a seasoned executive coach and human resource director, as Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, Chambers will lead Abt Associates' global HR operations. Chambers is an executive coach and human capital consultant with his own consulting company. Prior to starting his company, Chambers served as the Global Human Resource Director for WR Grace & Company, and held senior positions at The CocaCola Company, Laureate Education Inc., Ernst &
Young, and NCR Corporation.
Robert Dann Joins Abt Associates as VP of Finance
Mar 10 15
Abt Associates has named Robert Dann, a financial manager with more than 20 years of experience, as Vice President of Finance. In this role, Dann will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s financial planning, forecasting and analysis activities, treasury operations, risk management and insurance programs, as well as project financial accounting and control of Abt’s U.S.-based divisions. Most recently, Dann served as a senior manager and consultant for ClearView Consulting Group, and previously in senior financial management roles at DRS Technologies, Northrup Grumman and HSBC Bank, with relevant experience in strategic planning, project finance, government accounting, cash management, mergers and acquisitions, risk and compliance.
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