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Cannady re-elected chief of Asheville-based CIBO
Thursday, 03 January 2019 12:02

From Staff Reports

N.E. “Buzzy” Cannady III was re-elected president of the Council of Independent Business Owners during the Dec. 6 meeting at UNC Asheville’s Sherrill Center.

Cannady, chief executive officer of M.B. Haynes Corp., was one of the slate of officers for 2019  — recommended by the CIBO nominating committee — that was unanimously elected by the members.

Other officers elected include Rod Hudgins, vice president; Scott Hughes, secretary-treasurer; Kerney McNeil, class one board position; Jan Davis, class two board position; and Mark Brooks, class three board position.

Based in Asheville, the CIBO, according to its website, “was founded in 1987 by a group of local business-owners who envisioned an organization that would:

• “ Educate business-owners about the way local government works and its effect on business;

• “ Provide a conduit for the flow of information between business and government;

• “  Work to make Asheville-Buncombe area a better place to do business and;

• “ Encourage business owners to serve on boards and commissions and to run for public office.”



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