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Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation Names Kent Karosen to Serve as President and CEO
Date:5/13/2009

NEW YORK, May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, a leading source of funding for Alzheimer's research, today announced the appointment of Kent Karosen as the charity's new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Karosen will continue to work for Cantor Fitzgerald as a Managing Director in the office of the Chairman. Karosen brings almost two decades of financial expertise and management experience to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation where he has been a board member since 2005.

Other changes in the leadership of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation include Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard as Acting Chairman; Howard Lutnick, Chairman & CEO, Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., and Marty Edelman, Counsel for Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP, as Vice Chairmen. Barry Sloane, Co-President & Co-CEO of Century Bank, will serve as Treasurer and Bill White, President of Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, will remain Secretary.

Born in Kansas City, Kent Karosen graduated from Kenyon College with an AB in History and with extensive study in economics. He presently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Intrepid Museum Foundation and is the Chairman of its Investment Committee. In May of 2001, Karosen was named an Honorary Commodore in the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary for the 1st Southern Region. Additionally, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of The Michael Stern Parkinson's Foundation.

"I hope to honor the memory of Zachary and Elizabeth Fisher who started the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation and continue the great work of Michael Stern, the former president who passed away in April of 2009," said Kent Karosen.

Paul Greengard, Acting Chairman of the non-profit said, "Kent has a proven track record and has demonstrated clear leadership at the organization since he was elected to the board of trustees, helping to lead the foundation and provide strategic vision for the company."

About the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation:

The Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation is a leading source of funding for Alzheimer's research. It serves Alzheimer's patients and their families to understand the causes of, discover a cure for, and improve the lives of people with Alzheimer's disease. Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard directs the Foundation's team of internationally renowned scientists, who have been at the forefront of research providing the conceptual framework for understanding Alzheimer's disease. 94 cents out of every dollar raised by the Foundation goes directly to research programs. Information about the Foundation is available at www.ALZinfo.org


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