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[email protected] Elects Fierce CEO

Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Board of Directors recently elected longtime member and current Board Treasurer Hughlyn F. Fierce to the newly created position of President and Chief Executive Officer. Fierce (pictured left) will now be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the organization and will focus on the execution of [email protected]’s educational and curatorial programming. He’ll also be working closely with Executive Director Bruce MacCombie on the plans for Frederick P. Rose Hall, a new facility [email protected] hopes to have open in fall 2004.

[email protected] created the President and Chief Executive Officer position to meet the organization’s growing needs. “The growth of this organization over the last 11 years has been phenomenal and inspiring for everyone involved” said Lisa Schiff, Chairman of the Board at [email protected] “We have reached a size and complexity that requires additional resources, and we know that Hugh will provide the expertise and leadership necessary to navigate our continued expansion with success and style.”

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