ProMedica announces CEO’s 2009 retirementWritten by Toledo Free Press Staff Writers | | email@example.com
ProMedica Health System announced Jan. 23 that the organization’s chief executive officer (CEO), Alan W. Brass, has set his retirement date as June 30, 2009. To ensure a smooth and seamless transition, upon his retirement, Brass will assume the role of chairman emeritus on July 1, 2009, a position he will occupy until Dec. 31, 2009, when he will leave ProMedica after 12 years as CEO and more than 40 years in the health care industry, according to a news release. During Brass’ tenure with ProMedica, the locally owned and operated health care system has become one the nation’s leading integrated delivery systems, serving more than 2.5 million patients each year in Ohio and Michigan, the release said.
During the next 18 months, Brass will continue as CEO, during which time a formal search process will take place with respect to his successor. The search committee will be led by ProMedica Board of Trustees Chairman Frank E. Duval and Board Chair-Elect Larry C. Peterson.
Brass joined ProMedica as CEO and president in 1998, and has led the organization in significant growth and progress, the release said. His career includes several significant accomplishments and improvements that enhanced the delivery of care to the communities ProMedica serves, the release said.