Impicciche to take Ascension's CEO role amid number of top leadership changes

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Ascension Health's President Joseph Impicciche will take on the role of transitional president and CEO starting July 1, the Catholic healthcare giant announced Tuesday. (Ascension)

Ascension Health's President Joseph Impicciche will take on the role of transitional president and CEO starting July 1, the Catholic healthcare giant announced Tuesday.

Impicciche has been Ascension's president and chief operating officer since January and served as executive vice president and general counsel for the health system since 2004.

“Joe is a gifted and talented servant leader, and the Board and I believe his wisdom, experience and steadfast commitment to our Mission are needed at this time to sustain and grow our health ministry,” said longtime Ascension CEO Anthony Tersigni in a statement.

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