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PRESIDENT & CEO SIMON WOODS TO LEAVE SEATTLE SYMPHONY FOR THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC WHERE HE HAS BEEN NAMED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Press Release:

Thursday, 16 November, 2017

Seattle Symphony Board to Launch Search for Successor

SEATTLE – The Seattle Symphony’s President & CEO Simon Woods, who has led the organization since 2011, will leave in January to become the Chief Executive Officer of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, widely regarded as one of the nation’s most important and forward- looking orchestral organizations. A search committee led by Board Chair Leslie Jackson Chihuly and Chair-Elect René Ancinas will be formed to launch an international search for Woods’ successor.






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