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Central FL - Players - February 2011

» Thomas K. Sittema has been named CEO of CNL Financial Group, only the second CEO in the Orlando company’s more than 37-year history.

Thomas K. Sittema
Thomas K. Sittema

CNL founder James M. Seneff Jr. remains executive chairman, active in strategy and vision development. Sittema, a former investment banker with Bank of America, joined CNL in 2009.

» Veteran Adventist Health System executive Ed Noseworthy, former administrator for Florida Hospital East Orlando, has been appointed CEO for Bert Fish Medical Center, a 112-bed New Smyrna Beach hospital.

» Skycross, a Viera-based developer and manufacturer of antennas for the mobile phone, home entertainment and computing industries, appointed wireless industry veteran Ben Naskar CEO and chairman. Naskar succeeded Dennis McKenna, who retired.

» Wendy Myers, president and chief medical officer of Florida Health Care Plans, has succeeded Edward Simpson as CEO following his planned retirement from the Holly Hill-based health maintenance organization.