Supervisors select interim CEO to serve ahead of executive officer’s departure

RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The head of Riverside County's transportation agency will serve as the interim CEO while a nationwide recruiting drive is conducted to find a permanent replacement, it was announced Wednesday, Oct. 21. Juan Perez, director of the county Transportation & Land Management Agency, was selected by the Board of Supervisors to take over from CEO George Johnson when he retires in December. ``I've worked with Juan for nearly 20 years and fully support the board's decision to name him as interim county executive officer,'' Johnson said. ``Juan is a dedicated public servant, with strong leadership values and an incredible work ethic.'' Perez started as a county road engineer in 2001 and over the last two decades has gradually advanced into executive positions, all within the
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