(a) The Connecticut Marketing Authority shall appoint an executive director who shall serve at the pleasure of the authority and receive such compensation as shall be fixed by the authority, and who shall not be a member of the authority. The executive director may be the director of marketing and technology for the Department of Agriculture.

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(b) The executive director shall, subject to the rules and directives of the Marketing Authority, administer and coordinate the functions of the Marketing Authority and shall have overall supervisory authority and responsibility for its operations.

(c) The executive director shall approve all accounts for salaries and expenses of the Marketing Authority. The executive director shall submit a budget, approved by the Marketing Authority, through the Department of Agriculture to the Office of Policy and Management and to the legislature.

(d) The executive director may employ personnel necessary to perform the duties required of the authority in carrying out the purposes of this chapter. All employees of the authority hired on or after July 1, 1983, shall be exempt from the classified service. The executive director shall develop personnel policy guidelines, approved by the authority, for the hiring and dismissal of such employees.