The state Commerce Department has hired a new leader to re-vamp and privatize economic development across the state. Richard Lindenmuth is the new Interim CEO of the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina.
Lindenmuth has served as CEO of more than ten companies, and was president of ITT's Business and Consumer Communications Group in Raleigh.
Commerce Secretary Sharon Decker promised a total re-organization of her department. So, today, she and Governor Pat McCrory announced their choice for head of the new state partnership.