Erlanger Chief Operating Officer Rob Brooks Departs

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Erlanger Health System's Rob Brooks is leaving his post as chief operating officer.

Kevin Spiegel, Erlanger president, said, “After six years as the executive vice-president/chief operating officer at Erlanger, Rob Brooks has separated from the organization effective on Aug. 20.

" We sincerely wish Rob and his family much success as he transitions into the next phase of his career.  In the very near future, I will be announcing an organizational structure to ensure ongoing alignment with Erlanger’s mission and strategic initiatives.”


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