3M’s Hickey Named to IRF Board of Directors Executive Committee
July 3, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The International Road Federation announced today, effective immediately, Daniel J. Hickey, Manager of International Government Relations for the Traffic Safety and Security Division of the 3M Corporation, has been appointed to the Executive Committee of the IRF Board of Directors. Hickey has extensive experience in the transportation field, including service as a deputy assistant secretary of transportation for government affairs at the U.S. Department of Transportation and as a professional staff member for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.
“We are pleased to have Dan serve on the Executive Committee,” said H.E. Abdullah A. Al-Mogbel, IRF Chairman and Mayor of Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Patrick Sankey, President & CEO of the IRF, added, “His experience will be invaluable as the IRF continues its role as a leading advocate for improved road safety around the world, and through the IRF’s Safer Roads by Design™ campaign, designed to eliminate needless deaths on the world’s roads, 3M will continue to be a vital component in our efforts to ensure the use of best practices and state-of-the-art technologies.”
The International Road Federation, founded in 1948, is a not-for-profit, non-political organization with the mission to encourage and promote development and maintenance of better, safer and more sustainable roads and road networks. With a membership network in 90 countries across six continents, the IRF believes it can make a difference by providing best practices and expert advice to today’s multi-faceted world of transport. 3M is a diversified global company that makes products through five operating segments. Dedicated to improving traffic safety, 3M has been the leader in safety innovation for over 70 years. Its comprehensive systems and services are designed to improve roadway visibility, reduce long-term costs and conform to the highest government standards in the world.