The International Code Council hired Michael Gardner as its executive vice president of compliance programs. Gardner will lead the group’s efforts to mazimize performance and achievements for long-term financial goals.

Gardner will coordinate strategic efforts, bulid industry relationships and expand value for clients and manufacturers. He will identify new opportunites to help ICC leverage knowledge and technical expertise  to help clients navigate the complexities around the supply chain, from compliance and regulatory issues to market acceptance.

“Michael is a seasoned professional with considerable experience in the building codes industry,” said Dominic Sims, CBO, CEO of the International Code Council. “As we pursue an aggressive growth strategy in the area of compliance and assessment, Michael’s industry network and significant experience will provide invaluable leadership and counsel in this effort.”