Covenant introduces new Interim President & CEO - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/16/09

Covenant introduces new Interim President & CEO

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Covenant Health System Board of Directors has announced Jim Houser will serve as the organization's interim president and CEO effective immediately.

Houser is a Lubbock native, Monterey High School and Texas Tech graduate and former interim president and CEO of Methodist Hospital System.  Houser played a significant role in the formation of Covenant Health System. 

Houser will serve in the interim capacity until a permanent CEO is named.

Covenant is expecting to fill the position permanently and is undergoing an extensive national search. The search is expected to take six to nine months.  Houser will not be considered for the permanent CEO position.

Houser will work over the next few weeks to familiarize himself with the system, its people and its operations. 

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