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#LEED by example: #USGBC founding member and CEO @RickFedrizzi to step down at end of 2016

(Washington, D.C. – June 28, 2015) USGBC announced today that Rick Fedrizzi, the visionary founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016, paving the way for an organizational leadership transition in 2017.

 “As one of the founders of USGBC, I never could have imagined the sweeping global impact the organization would have, the wide-ranging work that could be accomplished, the dramatic change in our industry that we would lead, the scale of the innovation we would spark or the number of lives we would touch,” Fedrizzi said. “It’s been a humbling and gratifying experience.” 

Fedrizzi, a charismatic figure in the world of sustainability, since co-founding USGBC 22 years ago and serving as its volunteer founding chair the first six years, was appointed president and CEO in 2003. In 2009 he also became CEO of the ...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/rick-fedrizzi-step-down-usg...

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