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Fiona Arnold appointed exec. director of OEDIT

Gov. John Hickenlooper announced today that Fiona Arnold will be appointed executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT), effective Jan. 2, 2015. She will replace Ken Lund who has served in the role since August 2012.