McCormick Place Picks New CEO

Chicago's newly elected governor, George H. Ryan, has appointed his former campaign manager as the CEO of the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, which manages McCormick Place and Navy Pier. Scott R. Fawell, who was not available for an interview at press time, is a newcomer to the convention industry. Up until now, he has worked in the political arena; prior to managing Ryan's gubernatorial campaign, he managed his 1990 bid for secretary of state, and served as Ryan's assistant

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