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Andrea Zopp named $375K CEO of World Business Chicago

Oct 24, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times
Board and Executive Moves

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday appointed his $185,000-a-year deputy mayor and chief neighborhood development officer Andrea Zopp as the new, $375,000-a-year CEO of World Business Chicago.

Zopp's promotion to run the quasi-public agency that conducts economic development work to attract corporate headquarters frees current World Business Chicago CEO Jeff Malehorn to "focus his time and efforts exclusively" on Chicago's $2.25 billion bid for Amazon's second North American headquarters.

"Andy is an incredible asset to my administration and a great partner in our work to make sure that, as Chicago grows, every resident benefits," the mayor was quoted as saying in a press releas...