Posted: Feb 14, 2013 10:34 AM
BOZEMAN - Bozeman Deaconess Hospital announced today it has a new president/CEO.
Kevin Pitzer is expected to begin work in the new position on or before April 15, according to a news release.
Pitzer was most recently employed as senior vice president of Essentia Health and Chief Administrative Officer of Essentia Health-West Region, serving North Dakota and western Minnesota. He has over 25 years of senior healthcare leadership experience.
"It is a privilege to be selected by the Board of Trustees to join Bozeman Deaconess Health Services as its President and CEO," Pitzer said in the release. "The opportunities and challenges facing all healthcare systems are both exciting and daunting. Our board and leadership have been strategic and visionary in their past and current initiatives. We are committed to continued proactive response and innovation, aligned with our mission and values."
Pitzer succeeds Gordon Davidson, BDHS interim CEO and Chief Financial Officer. He will now retain his position as CFO.