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Rick Scott announces seven appointments

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On Friday, Gov. Rick Scott announced seven appointments to state boards and commissions. Board of Governors of the State University System Scott began by appointing Sydney Kitson to the Board of Governors of the State University System. Kitson, 58, of West Palm Beach, is CEO of Kitson & Partners. He received his bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University. Kitson is also well-known for his professional football career with the National Football League, playing offensive guard for both the Green Bay…

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Personnel note: Developer Sydney Kitson named to universities board

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Sydney Kitson, a former professional football player turned developer, has secured a one-month appointment to the Board of Governors of Florida’s State University System. Gov. Rick Scott announced the appointment Thursday, subject to Senate confirmation. Kitson will complete what’s left of former governor Morteza “Mori” Hosseini’s term. Hosseini stepped down in March to become a trustee of the University of Florida. The term ends on Jan. 6. Lauren Schenone, an aide in the governor’s press office, could not say what…

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Florida Chamber chooses Kitson & Partners CEO Syd Kitson as regional chair

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On Wednesday, the Florida Chamber of Commerce named developer Sydney Kitson as Southwest Florida Regional Board chair. Kitson, who is CEO of private real estate development firm Kitson & Partners, will serve a one-year term as one of 12 individuals in the Regional Chair Program. “As an active business leader in the Southwest Florida region, I am excited to serve as the Florida Chamber’s Regional Board chair,” Kitson said, “and have the opportunity to get fellow business leaders involved in the mission…

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