Odland succeeds former White House advisor Charles Kolb who led CED for 15 years. Kolb stepped down from his position in July 2012. Michael Petro has been the Acting President since then.
Here is a press release on the annoucement.
According to the most recent publicly available documents, CED had total revenue of $4,137,511 in 2011. It had total assets of $3,902,641. Then-President Charles Kolb received an annual salary of $379,384.