HCA Holdings Inc : Peter A. Marmerstein Appointed President of West Florida Division
02/21/2012| 09:40am US/Eastern
Current Division President Dan Miller to Retire
HCA (NYSE:HCA) today announced the appointment of Peter A. Marmerstein
as President of HCA's West Florida Division effective April 1.
Marmerstein replaces Dan Miller who recently announced his retirement.
As West Florida Division President, Marmerstein will have responsibility
for 16 hospitals and 16 surgery centers on the west coast of Florida and
He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of HCA's CJW Medical
Center, a two-campus hospital in Richmond, Va. Marmerstein has been with
HCA since 2004 when he took his current position at CJW. Before that, he
was CEO of several hospitals in Florida and California. He also was a
regional vice president of operations at Paracelsus Healthcare
Corporation, Houston, Texas, where he had oversight for up to 10
hospitals, six home health agencies and 14 physician clinics.
He received a Master of Public Administration in healthcare
administration from New York University in 1982 and a Bachelor of Arts
in psychology from Long Island University in 1977.
"Peter is a veteran hospital administrator with more than 30 years
experience in multiple settings," said Chuck Hall, President of HCA's
National Group. "He has a proven track record and has done a great job
leading the integration of the two CJW campuses while continuing to
foster growth and expand their services. We are pleased to welcome him
to the West Florida Division."
Miller has been West Florida Division President since 1998. A 30-year
healthcare veteran, he has held a number of leadership positions
including President of the Northeast Division from 1996 - 1998. He was
CEO of the Regional Medical Center of Bayonet Point, in Hudson, Fla.
from 1987 until 1996. His HCA career began in 1981 when he joined HCA's
Management Company and served as Chief Executive Officer for two
hospitals before moving to Bayonet Point.
He received a Master of Science in healthcare administration from the
Medical College of Virginia in 1978 and a Bachelor of Science in
industrial relations from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
"Dan has been a dynamic leader, professional colleague and friend for
many years," said Hall. "He has consistently led diverse groups of
facilities through some of the most innovative and challenging changes
in healthcare. We will all miss him greatly, but wish him well as he
moves to the next phase of life."
All references to "Company" and "HCA" as used throughout this release
refer to HCA Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
HCA Holdings, Inc.
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