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WDI names new president, CEO

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Wilmington Downtown, Inc's Board of Directors announced Monday that a new president and chief executive officer has been named. Wilmington Downtown, Inc's Board of Directors announced Monday that a new president and chief executive officer has been named.

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Wilmington Downtown, Inc's Board of Directors announced Monday that a new president and chief executive officer has been named.

Ed Wolverton, who reportedly has 28 years of downtown and economic experience, will take over the roles.

He was chosen after a nationwide search that yielded nearly 40 resumes.

His hiring comes after John Hinnant, the former president and CEO of Wilmington Downtown, Inc., submitted his letter of resignation in June. 

Recently, Wolverton served as the President and CEO of Downtown Greensboro Incorporated. Before that, he was President of the Wichita Downtown Development Corporation in Kansas.

WDI will hold a press conference Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Bijou Park on North Front Street, next to the WDI office.

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