Rudnick Talks About His Tenure at the Buffalo Niagara Partnership

1:09 AM, Dec 20, 2012   |    comments
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BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Andrew Rudnick, President and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, will retire in June 2013.

The news of Rudnick's retirement was announced in an email sent out by board chairman, Tim Loftis.

WEB EXTRA: See Maryalice Demler's interview with Rudnick in our video player above and in the video boxes to the left 

Rudnick has been with the Partnership as the chief executive officer of the organization since it was formed in 1993.  He served as chief executive officer of one of the Partnership's predecessor organizations - the Greater Buffalo Development Foundation - from 1986 to 1993.  Rudnick came to Buffalo from Houston, Texas, where he was chief operating officer of the Houston Economic Development Council.

A committee will lead the search for Rudnick's replacement, along with executive search firm Korn/Ferry International.  Search Committee members include:

Robert Brady: Board Chair/Director at Moog

Robert Wilmers: CEO of M&T Bank

Jonathan Dandes: President of Rich Baseball Operations

Louis Ciminelli: Chair & CEO of LPCiminelli

Alphonso O'Neil-White: President and CEO of HealthNow New York

Anna Marie Cellino: President of National Fuel Gas Distribution Corporation


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