Hogan to leave WEDC Sept. 3

Mark Hogan, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, speaks during the public hearing of the Foxconn bill at the state Capitol on Aug 3, 2017 in Madison, WI. PHOTO BY SAIYNA BASHIR
Mark Hogan, secretary and CEO of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, speaks during the public hearing of the Foxconn bill at the state Capitol on Aug 3, 2017 in Madison, WI. PHOTO BY SAIYNA BASHIR

WEDC Secretary and CEO Mark Hogan will formally step down from the job Sept. 3, telling Gov. Tony Evers in a letter serving in the role has been “one of the great privileges of my life.”
Hogan’s departure will come shortly after Evers regains the power to appoint the agency head. Republicans during the December lame-duck session approved a provision giving that power temporarily to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Board and adding more GOP appointees to the body in a move that was seen as an effort to protect Hogan from being replaced in the early days of the Evers administration.
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