The Board of Directors has, with effect, immediately appointed Gregory A. Adams Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, as interim Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
"Bernard was an exceptional colleague, a passionate leader, and an honorable man. We will miss him greatly," said board member Edward Pei, chair of the committee and the steering, accountability and election committee. "The Board has full confidence in Greg Adams & # 39; ability to lead Kaiser Permanente through this unexpected transition."
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