Community Health Systems CEO moving to executive chair; COO tapped as successor

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

Mr. Hingtgen has actually spent the last 4 years as president and COO and is a member of the CHS board of directors. Previously, he was division president and executive vice president of operations at CHS.

CHS means to name Tim Hingtgen as CEO, likewise efficient Jan. 1..

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Their job transitions come as CHS has been on a hospital-selling spree and recorded a $70 million earnings in the 2nd quarter of 2020. Most recently, the company CHS offered Abilene Regional Medical Center and Brownwood Regional Medical Center, both in Texas, to Abilene-based Hendrick Health System

Wayne Smith will step far from his function as CEO of Franklin, Tenn.-based Community Health Systems to become executive chair of the board of directors, the business said Oct. 27.

Mr. Smith has helmed CHS since 1997 and acted as board chair since 2001..

Mr. Smith, who also is chair of the companys board, will shift tasks on Jan. 1 and maintain certain strategic and other executive management responsibilities, the company said.