It's unclear what role, if any, Rosegen will continue having in his most recent job, as publisher of The Reporter and Action Publications in Fond du Lac, Wisc.
Laura Hollingsworth, president of the Midwest Group, told the Advertiser she hoped Rosegen would stay with the company, but could not say that with certainty. She didn't specify why he was backing out, describing them only as "serious, highly personal issues."
Here's Zoibi's memo to staff:
I’ve just learned this morning that due to unexpected personal matters Richard Roesgen will not be assuming the role of President and Publisher here in Lafayette and Opelousas.
This is a personal matter I trust we all will respect their privacy. As it happens several other qualified candidates surfaced after Richard was announced last Monday and senior management will be pursuing those discussions.
In the meantime we’ll continue to do what we do best…………..deliver great local news to our community and produce great results for our advertisers.
All the best,