Friday, December 6, 2019
Home Business Bernard J. Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, died suddenly in his sleep

Bernard J. Tyson, CEO of Kaiser Permanente, died suddenly in his sleep

  • Bernard J. Tyson, chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, died suddenly in his sleep on November 10 at the age of 60, according to the company.
  • The company called the executive "a great leader, visionary, and advocate for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans." Bernard was a tireless advocate for Kaiser Permanente, its members, and the communities we serve.
  • Tyson has been with the company for over 34 years. He has been CEO since 2013 and became Chairman of the Board in January 2014.
  • Visit the Insider Homepage for more stories.

Kaiser Permanente President and CEO Bernard J. Tyson died suddenly in his sleep on November 10 at the age of 60, according to a company statement.

The company called the executive "a great leader, visionary, and advocate for high-quality, affordable health care for all Americans." Bernard was a tireless advocate for Kaiser Permanente, its members, and the communities we serve.

Tyson has worked in the company for over 34 years. He has been CEO since 2013 and assumed the role of President in January 2014, according to his biography.

"Bernard was an outstanding colleague, a passionate leader and an honorable man and we will miss him tremendously," said Edward Pei, Board Member, Chair of the Executive Committee and Governance, Accountability and Nominating Committee. .

Tyson has also served on the boards of directors of the American Heart Association and Salesforce, as well as vice president for the Americas of the International Federation of Health Plans and head of the Global Challenge for the Future of Health. health and health care of the World Economic Forum, according to his organic company.

Less than a week before his death, Tyson declared openly against the "Medicare for All" plan by Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, saying on MSNBC that it could force some of his employees to quit their jobs.

According to the release, Gregory A. Adams, formerly Executive Vice President and Group President, would immediately assume the role of Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, noting that "the Board has full confidence in the ability of Greg Adams to direct Kaiser Permanente through this unexpected transition. "

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Most Popular

Clay Matthews of the Rams aims for a breathtaking match against the Seahawks

The Rams' loss to the Seattle Seahawks in October resulted in a high price for Rams linebacker Clay Matthews.The eleventh-year player had a broken...

West Virginia and St. John's Square go back to the interior of Madison Square Garden

The West Virginia Mountaineers (7-0) will travel to the 'Big Apple' to face the old enemy of the Big East Conference, the St. John's...

Friday's dashboard | The mail

PRE-FOOTBALL OHSAA State Championships TAD BENSON HALL OF FAME STADIUM Division II Cincinnati Room 34, Massillon Washington 17 Division VI Anna (13-1) against New Middletown Springfield (14-0), Friday, 10 am Division...

Recent Comments