Pekin Hospital selects new CEO

By WEEK Reporter

Pekin Hospital selects new CEO

June 7, 2012 Updated Jun 7, 2012 at 5:29 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill -- Pekin Hospital Board Chairman A. Richard Kriegsman announced Thursday that Gary L. Jepson has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer of Pekin Hospital. 

"We are pleased that Gary and his family will be moving to Pekin and joining a strong Senior Management Team and Medical Staff to provide excellent leadership at Pekin Hospital," Kriegsman said.  "He brings CEO healthcare experience and is excited to build on the strengths of our organization."

Jepson most recently served for nine years as President/Chief Executive Officer of Central Texas Medical Center in San Marcos.  He has more than 25 years of healthcare experience, which includes serving in CEO, COO and CFO positions in for-profit, public, not for profit, and faith based organizations.

Jepson will assume his duties as CEO on June 25.

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