FRANKLIN, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 9, 2016--
Community Health Systems, Inc. (NYSE: CYH) announced today that Tim L.
Hingtgen will be promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer,
effective September 1, 2016.
Commenting on Hingtgen’s promotion, Wayne T. Smith, chairman and chief
executive officer of Community Health Systems, Inc., said, “Tim is an
extremely effective, results-driven healthcare executive and an
experienced operator who has provided outstanding leadership for some of
our most successful markets. Tim is meticulous about setting operating
standards and has a track record of executing strategies that support
clinical excellence, business development and growth. In his new role,
I’m confident Tim will lead Community Health Systems forward as we work
to achieve higher levels of performance across our organization.”
Hingtgen will succeed David L. Miller, who previously announced his
plans to retire from the Company at the end of the year. Hingtgen and
Miller work closely together and will ensure a smooth transition of
leadership. Miller will complete his twenty-year tenure with Community
Health Systems by serving as special advisor to the Chairman of the
Board and Chief Executive Officer.
Hingtgen, age 48, joined Community Health Systems in 2008 as a Vice
President of Operations. In January 2014, he was promoted to President
of Division IV Operations, and in May 2016, he was promoted to Executive
Vice President of Operations. Prior to joining Community Health Systems,
Hingtgen served as a chief operating or chief executive officer of
hospital facilities at another for-profit hospital system. He holds a
master’s degree in business administration from the University of
About Community Health Systems, Inc.
Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the largest publicly traded
hospital companies in the United States and a leading operator of
general acute care hospitals in communities across the country. The
Company, through its subsidiaries, owns, leases or operates 159
affiliated hospitals in 22 states with an aggregate of nearly 27,000
licensed beds. The Company’s headquarters are located in Franklin,
Tennessee, a suburb south of Nashville. Shares in Community Health
Systems, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol
“CYH.” More information about the Company can be found on its website at www.chs.net.
Statements contained in this news release regarding expected operating
results, acquisition transactions or divestitures and other events are
forward-looking statements that involve risk and uncertainties. Actual
future events or results may differ materially from these statements.
Readers are referred to the documents filed by Community Health Systems,
Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the
Company’s annual report on Form 10-K, current reports on Form 8-K and
quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. These filings identify important risk
factors and other uncertainties that could cause actual results to
differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. The
Company undertakes no obligation to revise or update any forward-looking
statements, or to make any other forward-looking statements, whether as
a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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Community Health Systems, Inc.
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