PCOC BOARD RETURNS MICHAEL ROSS AS PCOC CEO
PASADENA, Calif.—An independent review of a personnel matter involving Pasadena Center Operating Company (PCOC) Chief Executive Officer Michael Ross has been completed. The PCOC Board of Directors considered the matter at its board meeting last night, February 11, 2013. Mr. Ross will return to work in his position as PCOC Chief Executive Officer on February 19, 2013. The PCOC Board of Directors looks forward to continue working with him.
Pasadena Assistant City Manager Julie Gutierrez will step down as Acting Chief Executive Officer for PCOC upon Mr. Ross’ return. The Board had placed Mr. Ross on a paid administrative leave of absence on Dec. 13, 2012 pending the conclusion of the review.
PCOC is a 501 (c) (4) nonprofit corporation wholly owned by the City of Pasadena that manages the Pasadena Conference Center, the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, the Pasadena Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Pasadena Ice Skating Center. PCOC was one of the first independent nonprofit organizations in the United States to combine its facility operations and destination marketing efforts.
For more information about the Pasadena Convention and Visitors Bureau go online to www.visitpasadena.com. For more information about the City of Pasadena go to www.cityofpasadena.net.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 12, 2013 #014-13
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