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L.A. Phil finds its new CEO in Seattle

L.A. Phil finds its new CEO in Seattle

The Los Angeles Philharmonic’s spring news earlier this year that its longtime president and CEO, Deborah Borda, was departing for New York sent the arts world spinning. Since then, one question has hung — or rung, like a symphonic triangle — in the air: Who would replace her?

The L.A. Phil answered that question Thursday by announcing that Simon Woods will become chief executive.

Woods comes to Los Angeles from the Seattle Symphony Orchestra,...

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