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