Chester County Briefly: West Chester, Liberty Property Trust, AMETEK


Our quick rundown of other stories about Chester County’s commerce, community and culture sto happening on both sides of the Brandywine.

West Chester Named Tree City USA for 2015

The Arbor Day Foundation has named West Chester a Tree City USA for the 27th consecutive year for its effective urban forest management. Over those years, West Chester has managed to fulfill the four main requirements of the program, including having a tree board or department and an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita.

CFO Change at Liberty Property Trust

Christopher J. Papa
Christopher J. Papa

Liberty Property Trust announced last week, that Christopher J. Papa has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective June 1st. Papa will succeed George Alburger Jr., who is retiring from the position after more than two decades of successful leadership, but will remain with the company until the end of the year to help with the transition.

Michael J. Pizzo Elected AMETEK’s Vice President of Planning and Analysis

AMETEK Inc. announced last Monday that Michael J. Pizzo has been elected to Corporate Vice President of Planning and Analysis by the company’s Board of Directors. Pizzo succeeds Thomas M. Montgomery, whose promotion to Senior Vice President and Comptroller was announced by the Berwyn based global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electro-mechanical devices in February.


Top image of West Chester’s downtown is courtesy of Chester County Planning Commission

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