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CEO Names New Chief Financial Officer

County Executive Office - Press Release

November 8, 2006

Contact: Pat Markley

CEO Names New Chief Financial Officer

(Santa Ana, CA)  - County Executive Officer Thomas G. Mauk today appointed Robert Franz as Deputy CEO/Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the County of Orange. The appointment is effective January 8, 2007.

Franz has been the Director of Administrative Services for the City of Glendale since
1998. His responsibilities there included Finance, Budget, Human Resources and Labor Relations, Risk Management, Purchasing and Graphics. Prior to joining the City of Glendale, he also served in key management positions in the Cities of Huntington Beach and Montebello.

In addition, Franz has more than 35 years of experience as a public sector finance
professional. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from Occidental College and his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California. Franz is a resident of the City of Huntington Beach.

“This position is the cornerstone of effective, financial management for the County and we are fortunate to have a solid professional like Franz joining our team,” said Mauk. “He has a proven track record for accomplishing the most challenging goals and successfully developing long range financial plans.”