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Recurring appointment creator no longer exists - how can I change the owner?

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I have a department in my company that used to be headed by someone who has since left the company.  He set up a recurring monthly appointment.  When you look at the series, you can see that he is the owner/creator.  Is there any way that we can change this recurring appointment to be from the new department head without deleting all recurring appointments and resending the series with the new owner?
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short answer, no.  (I'm not saying it's not possible, but...)

from MS article (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA011276781033.aspx):

Change meeting organizers  
If a recurring meeting is changing to a new organizer, there is not a way to reassign the ownership of the meeting. The original organizer should send an update with a new end date  the past meetings remain on everyones calendars, but future occurrences after the end date are removed. The new meeting organizer should send a new meeting request for meetings in the future.
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