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New Director Named

April 18, 1997

Dr. Paul S. Huyffer has been named Executive Director of the Vermont Technology Council and Special Assistant to the President of the University of Vermont for Economic Development. The Vermont Technology Council has been in existence since 1992 and has been responsible for the development of a science and technology plan for the state.

The chairman of the Vermont Technology Council noted Dr. Huyffer's significant experience in building cooperative relationships between academia and industry. Prior positions include Vice President, Science and Technology of the Markem Corporation and several senior executive positions at the Polaroid Corporation.

Dr. Huyffer received the first Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry ever granted by the University of Vermont, in 1964.