Following the untimely passing of President and CEO Gary Sain
, Visit Orlando has named a new interim leader.
According to spokeswoman Susan Lomax, the organization's board of directors has asked COO/CFO Larry Henrichs to lead the convention and visitors bureau's day-to-day operations with assistance from each of its senior leaders, who will continue to direct the functions of their respective disciplines.
"The board will do its due diligence in selecting a new CEO through a national search," Lomax told Successful Meetings in an email. "They will meet next week, following Gary's memorial service over the weekend, to determine next steps."
Sain, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday evening. The cause of death is still unknown, pending an autopsy.