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Pa. Liquor Control Board CEO to retire after 6 years

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HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -

After six years the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board's CEO is retiring, according to a press release sent out Saturday morning.

"Joe Conti will retire from his position with the agency effective Feb. 2, 2013, to pursue future opportunities in higher education and the private sector," the release stated.

Conti was appointed to the position in December 2006 and will temporarily remain in his position to assist with the transition. 

According to Conti's biography on the PLCB's website, he has a background as a business executive, state official, lecturer and trustee. During his time at the PLCB, Conti "directed the reorganization of the PLCB with the creation of three retail offices and three regulatory offices to increase the capacity of the agency to implement goals and initiatives," according to the website.

The PLCB operates 620 stores statewide, regulates 17,000 licensees and administers alcohol and education and awareness programs.

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