News | October 04, 2007

AmSurg Names New President and CEO

October 5, 2007 — AmSurg Corp. recently announced that Christopher A. Holden will serve as the company's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Holden’s appointment completes an extensive and thorough search for a successor to Ken P. McDonald, the company's former President and CEO. McDonald will continue to be a member of AmSurg's Board of Directors and as the Company's immediate past President and CEO, will remain with the company to assist Holden in accomplishing a smooth and rapid transition.
Holden is a healthcare industry veteran of more than 21 years, engaged during most of his career directly in multi-facility and multi-market healthcare management. A founding team member and officer of Triad Hospitals Inc. in 1999, he most recently was a Division President with operating responsibility for hospitals and related entities, including ambulatory surgery centers, located across the United States with more than $1 billion in aggregate annual revenues and over 4,000 employees. Prior to the founding of Triad, he served in positions of increasing responsibility with Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation for nearly five years, including Division President. In addition, he also was previously involved in hospital administration with National Medical Enterprises for five years. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health Policy and Administration from The University of North Carolina and his Juris Doctorate and Masters in Healthcare Administration degrees from Washington University in St. Louis.
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