WASHINGTON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Krauthamer & Associates (K&A), a DC-area based executive search firm, has been selected by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) to lead the recruiting efforts for a new President and CEO. APTA retained K&A to replace William W. Millar who announced his retirement after 15 years with the organization. Millar will retire effective October 31, 2011.
James LaRusch, Chief Counsel and Vice President-Corporate Affairs for APTA said, "Bill has dedicated his career of nearly 40 years to improve public transportation, and we are indebted to him for his leadership and service. We wish Bill the best of luck in his retirement, and look forward to finding a successor who can follow his lead in expanding APTA's reach and effectiveness."
K&A will begin the nationwide search for his replacement immediately, focusing on candidates with extensive leadership experience in the public transportation and related industries.
"We have begun the search process to find a pool of well qualified candidates," said Gary Krauthamer, founding partner of K&A. "Bill is an internationally known and well respected industry advocate and a well-known expert in the field of public transportation and transportation policy. Together with APTA, we will work to find an executive who can continue his dedication to the advancement of public transportation."
With over 500 completed executive positions in the area of transportation, Krauthamer will lead the search with colleagues Todd Dorfman and Gregg Moser.
"We feel privileged to have been selected to secure leadership talent for APTA, and we look forward to identifying those industry professionals who are passionate about APTA's mission," said Krauthamer.
About Krauthamer & Associates
Based in Chevy Chase, MD, Krauthammer & Associates (www.krauthamerinc.com) is an executive search firm with over 40 years of recruitment experience. K&A has successfully completed more than 3,500 engagements across a broad range of industries, including more than 500 senior-level executive searches and board director appointments in the transportation industry.
The American Public Transportation Association (www.apta.com) is a nonprofit association of 1,500 public and private member organizations, engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne services, and intercity and high-speed rail. More than 90 percent of the people using public transportation in the United States and Canada are served by APTA member systems.
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