Dr. Jeff Sperring has been tapped as the next CEO at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Sperring, 45, currently serves as president and CEO of Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis. Starting in early May, he'll replace Dr. Thomas Hansen, who will retire as CEO after 10 years of service but continue to serve as an investigator in the Seattle Children's Research Institute.
As CEO, Sperring will oversee the hospital, research institute and its charitable organizations.
Sperring comes to Seattle Children's after 13 years at Riley. As CEO, he oversaw the construction of the facility's $500 million Simon Family Tower and helped expand the hospital's reach throughout Indiana. Before becoming president and CEO, Sperring served as chief medical officer, associate CMO and director of pediatric hospital medicine.
Prior to working at Riley, Sperring served as a U.S. Navy Medical Corps officer in Twentynine Palms, Calif., for three years.
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