The Connecticut Economic Resource Center, Inc. (CERC) today announced their selection Peter Denious as its new President and CEO, effective immediately. The CERC board confirmed Denious by vote following a comprehensive search overseen by Co-chairs Jim Smith and Indra Nooyi along with Vice Chair Don Kendall and DECD Commissioner David Lehman. Dozens of candidates from across the nation, most from the Northeast region, were vetted in a search process.
Denious succeeds Robert Santy, who retired at the end of June after leading CERC for 13 years.
Denious is an accomplished private equity and venture capital professional who until recently was a senior leader with Aberdeen Standard Investments and previously FLAG Capital Management, where he spent most of his career overseeing investments across the U.S. and abroad and built strong relationships internationally during the firm’s push into Europe and Asia.Read More
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