After two decades away, Jack Ivie is returning to Glendale (Calif.) Memorial Hospital and Health Center as president, according to a news release.
Ivie, whose age wasn't provided, was the hospital's assistant executive director and VP of hospital operations from 1980-92. He leaves behind the COO post at St. Bernadine Medical Center in San Bernardino, Calif. Glendale Memorial, like St. Bernadine, is part of San Francisco-based Dignity Health. Ivie also served as VP of Dignity's Inland Empire Service Area.
“Jack Ivie has been an invaluable contributor to efficient operations and successful development of programs,” Glendale Chairman Patrick Liddell said in the release (PDF)
. “We are very pleased and confident he will bring strong leadership and an innovative vision to our team at Glendale Memorial.”
Ivie replaces Mark Meyers, who left earlier this year after serving as president since 2009. Meyers is now chief strategy officer
for Apollo Medical Holdings, also in Glendale.