Geisinger appointed Kevin Roberts as its new executive vice president and chief financial officer, the integrated health system announced Wednesday.
Roberts will succeed Kevin Brennan, who announced his retirement at the end of last year after more than 20 years at the organization. Brennan will remain at Geisinger through June when he will become chair of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Roberts is set to join Geisinger in April.
He joins Geisinger from St. Louis-based BJC HealthCare, a 15-hospital health system that includes Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital as well as its academic affiliate, Washington University School of Medicine, where he served as senior vice president and CFO.
Over his 30-year career, Roberts has also held executive-level finance positions at Cleveland,Ohio-based University Hospitals Health System and the Cleveland Clinic and Proctor Hospital in Peoria, Ill.
Danville, Pa.-based Geisinger's patient service revenue, premium revenue from its health plan and investment income boosted its operating income in the quarter ended Sept. 30.
Its operating income increased to $50.5 million on revenue of $1.67 billion on the quarter, up from an operating income of $41.9 million on revenue of $1.54 billion over the same period the prior year.