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Kaiser Permanente CEO Plans To Retire In 2013

After 10 years as the insurer's chairman and chief executive officer, George Halvorson announced his plans to retire in December 2013.

Los Angeles Times: Kaiser Permanente CEO George Halvorson To Retire
The longtime chairman and chief executive of Kaiser Permanente, George Halvorson, plans to retire in December 2013, and the nonprofit health system is searching for a new leader (Terhune, 10/5).

CQ HealthBeat: Kaiser Permanente Chief Will Retire In 2013
George Halvorson, chairman and chief executive officer of Kaiser Permanente since 2002, announced Thursday that he will retire in December 2013. Kaiser Permanente, which was founded in 1945, is one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit health plans. The company is an integrated system that now covers more than nine million people and has about 173,000 employees (Adams, 10/4).

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