Who: Christine Candio, 53
New role: President and CEO of St. Luke's Hospital, Chesterfield, Mo., effective in January, replacing Gary Olson, who is retiring after 36 years at St. Luke's. For the past six years, she has served as CEO of Inova Alexandria (Va.) Hospital and senior VP of Inova Health System. In March, she began a one-year term as chair of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Priorities in the new job: “I want to get to know the staff, the physicians and the community. Going in, it's what I call a listening tour.”