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November 28, 2015

Central Florida Players - Sept. 2006

Diane Sears | 9/1/2006

? Bill Peeper is retiring after 25 years as president of the Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau. His last day is Dec. 31.

? Larry Ciaccia has been named president of AuthenTec, a Melbourne-based company that manufactures fingerprint sensor security technology. He previously served as executive vice president of marketing.

? David G. Gabri of Orlando, president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International, has been named 2006-07 chairman of Meeting Professionals International's MPI Foundation board of trustees and to the international board of directors for Meeting Professionals International.

? John Koenig has left the nonprofit O-Force, Orlando Regional Partnership for Tomorrow's Workforce, to become director of market positioning at Holland & Knight. He is replaced by Jim Schott, former president of United Arts of Central Florida and former Orange County superintendent of schools.

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