Terry Shaw has been appointed president and CEO of Adventist Health System, effective immediately.
Shaw succeeds Don Jernigan, who announced his retirement in August after 10 years in the top spot. Jernigan will teach at the Adventist Health System Leadership Institute. Under Jernigan's leadership, Adventist grew from 37 to 46 hospitals in 10 states while revenue grew 9%.
Shaw was most recently executive VP, chief financial officer and chief operations officer at Adventist Health. He joined Adventist in 1982 as a business intern and worked his way up through the organization.
He has served in various leadership roles at Adventist, including director of Florida Hospital in Orlando, vice president and senior vice president. He was appointed CFO in 2000, and added COO responsibilities in 2010.
Shaw is currently vice chairman of Premier, the Charlotte, N.C.-based group purchasing organization. He is also a member of the Hospital Financial Management Association and the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Adventist, which is a not-for-profit system based in Altamonte Springs, Fla., reported $8.9 billion in operating revenue in 2015.