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Department of External Affairs
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31, 2009
Contact: John P. Broder
Vice President-External Affairs
516-663-2234

GARDEN CITY RESIDENT GEORGE PAPPAS ELECTED TO WINTHROP-UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mineola, NY – Winthrop-University Hospital is pleased to announce the election of George Pappas, President of MCS Advertising, Ltd., to its Board of Directors. Mr. Pappas joins a devoted corps of local business and community leaders and friends of Winthrop who play an instrumental role in the ongoing growth and development of the Hospital’s high quality, comprehensive healthcare services.

Prior to starting his own advertising agency, Mr. Pappas held senior management positions at some of the largest advertising agencies in the United States. For more than forty years, Mr. Pappas has worked with some of America’s most sophisticated marketers, helping them to achieve their creative and marketing goals. His marketing experience ranges from overseeing numerous successful new product launches to building product awareness for clients in a variety of industries including airlines, automotive, household, cosmetics and financial institutions.

In 1998, Mr. Pappas received the esteemed Ellis Island Medal of Honor – an honor presented annually to American citizens of diverse origins for their outstanding contributions to their communities, their nation and the world.

Mr. Pappas is a graduate of New York University School of Commerce and is an active member of several community organizations and charities. Presently, he is a member of the Board of Directors for Concern Worldwide and the Mollie Melanoma Foundation.

A resident of Garden City, NY, for nearly four decades, Mr. Pappas and his wife Marina have two daughters, Christina and Stephanie, and two grandchildren.



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