Ascension makes leadership changes

July 1, 2019

St. Louis-based Ascension has announced these changes to its leadership team, which are effective July 1:

  • Anthony Tersigni retires as Ascension chief executive. (He had previously announced a year-end retirement date.) He continues as chair of the board of Ascension Capital, Ascension's newly created health care investment fund. He also will be a consultant to the Ascension board and will continue working with the Global Solidarity Fund.
  • Joseph Impicciche to transitional president and chief executive of Ascension. The system had named him Ascension president and chief operating officer earlier this year.
  • Anthony Speranzo to president and chief executive of Ascension Capital, from executive vice president and chief financial officer.
  • Sr. Bernice Coreil, DC, will transition from her role as senior executive advisor to the president and chief executive, effective Dec. 31.
  • Dr. Joe Cacchione to executive vice president, clinical and network services, from ministry market executive for Ascension Michigan and president and chief executive of Ascension Medical Group.
  • Eduardo Conrado to executive vice president, chief strategy and innovations officer, from executive vice president and chief digital officer.
  • Craig Cordola to executive vice president and chief operating officer, from ministry market executive for Ascension Texas.
  • Eric Engler to executive vice president and chief of staff, from senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Ascension.
  • Elizabeth Foshage to executive vice president and chief financial officer, from senior vice president of finance.
  • Christine Kocot McCoy to executive vice president and general counsel, from senior vice president and general counsel.
  • Nick Ragone to executive vice president and chief marketing and communications officer, from senior vice president and chief marketing and communications officer.
  • Karen Springer to executive vice president, performance optimization and nursing operations, from executive vice president of health care operations.

 

 

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