Banner Health Western Division president to retire | MyWindsorNow.com

Banner Health Western Division president to retire

Kelly Ragan
kragan@greeleytribune.com

Banner Health Western Division President Jim Ferando announced his plans to retire in late January 2018 after 10 years with Banner, according to a news release. Margo Karsten, chief executive officer for three Banner Health hospitals in northern Colorado, will take over his role. She will continue in her role as CEO as well.

Hoyt Skabelund, the Western Division CEO who oversees Banner's rural hospitals and serves as CEO of the Sterling Regional MedCenter in Sterling, will support Karsten.

"Jim's calm and steady leadership style and his ability to relate to and collaborate with multiple diverse constituents sets him apart," said Becky Kuhn, Banner Health's chief operating officer in a news release. "We are grateful for his many accomplishments and wish him well on the next leg of his life journey."

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