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Anaheim Mayor Announces the Appointment of Bob Wingenroth as Acting City Manager
ANAHEIM, CA - (November 15, 2011) - Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait, along with the City Council, appointed Bob Wingenroth as Acting City Manager for the City of Anaheim effective immediately, it was announced at the close of tonight’s City Council meeting.

“I am pleased to welcome Bob to his new role,” said Mayor Tait. “I know his extensive experience will be valuable in guiding our City as we move forward.”

Additionally, the City Council decided to conduct a national search for a permanent City Manager and directed the City Attorney to work with the Human Resources Director to initiate this process in accordance with the directions given to the City Council.

Wingenroth was named as Anaheim’s Finance Director in November 2010, and prior to this he served in Huntington Beach for nearly two years in the same capacity. Before coming to southern California, Bob served for nearly 29 years in the City of Phoenix, Arizona, including five years as its Finance Director. During his tenure in Phoenix, Wingenroth was responsible for the fiscal management of the City’s $3.4 billion budget in a municipality of 1.4 million residents.

For more information please visit www.anaheim.net.

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ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation's premier municipalities and is one of California's most populous and most visited cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 351,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation's annual budget is $1.7 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as: Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc.; L-3 Communications; Pacific Sunwear; and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including: Angels Baseball; Anaheim Ducks; the U.S. Men's National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with: The Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast; Honda Center; City National Grove of Anaheim; Anaheim GardenWalk; Angel Stadium of Anaheim; and ARTIC (Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center). In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes more than 20 million visitors to the City, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.


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