|ENVISION HEALTHCARE CORP filed this Form 8-K on 09/19/2017|
ENVISION HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES TO ALIGN
SENIOR LEADERSHIP STRUCTURE WITH PHYSICIAN-CENTRIC STRATEGY
Karey Witty, Former CEO of Corizon Health, Joins in New Role of Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Eastridge Appointed CFO on Retirement of Claire Gulmi
Brian Jackson to Succeed Robert Coward as President of Physician Services
NASHVILLE, Tenn. & GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. - (September 18, 2017) - Envision Healthcare Corporation (“Envision” or the “Company”) (NYSE: EVHC) today announced organizational changes, including a realignment of the senior leadership structure under Christopher A. Holden, Envision’s President and Chief Executive Officer, to reflect the Company’s focus on its physician-centric strategic plan.
As part of its ongoing efforts to enhance its scale, physician-centric strategy and operational excellence, Envision has created the new role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer will report directly to Mr. Holden, with responsibility for Envision’s Physician Services and Ambulatory Surgery service lines. In addition, Envision announced the implementation of succession plans for its current Chief Financial Officer, Claire Gulmi, and President of Physician Services, Robert Coward.
As a result of these changes:
“We are excited about the progress we’ve made since closing the transformational combination of Envision and AMSURG, a merger that has advanced our physician-centric strategy,” said Christopher A. Holden, President and CEO of Envision. “Today’s announcement reflects a comprehensive evaluation of options to select the most effective management structure for our business, as well as the results of a robust search process. I am grateful for the contributions made by our leaders and team members at every level of our organization. These leadership appointments will advance the strategic evolution of the Company and ensure timely continuity of leadership. I am pleased that, as we implement this new organizational structure, we are able to draw on a deep bench of talented leaders and attract the experiences and perspectives of seasoned healthcare executives.