Healthcare Business News
 
Bill Sheriff CEO Brookdale Senior Living
Sheriff

Brookdale Senior Living CEO Sheriff to retire


By Beth Kutscher
Posted: August 14, 2012 - 10:15 am ET
Tags:

Bill Sheriff, CEO of Brookdale Senior Living, Brentwood, Tenn., is planning to retire. A search for a new CEO is under way.

Sheriff, 69, will remain at the helm of the publicly traded company until a successor is in place. He will continue to serve on the board of directors and as a consultant, according to a news release.

Advertisement | View Media Kit

 

Sheriff became CEO in 2006 after Brookdale's merger with American Retirement Corp., where he had served as chairman and CEO since 1984. He previously held a number of management positions at Ryder Systems.

Internal and external candidates will be considered for the CEO position, and an executive recruiting firm is aiding in the search, according to the release.

Brookdale currently operates 647 continuing-care retirement centers and independent-living, assisted-living and dementia-care communities in 35 states, according to the news release.


What do you think?

Share your opinion. Send a letter to the Editor or Post a comment below.

Post a comment

Loading Comments Loading comments...

Search ModernHealthcare.com:


 

Switch to the new Modern Healthcare Daily News app

For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on your iPad, switch to the new Modern Healthcare app — it's optimized for your device but there is no need to download.