ThedaCare CEO announced plans to retire in 2017


Today Dean Gruner, CEO of ThedaCare announced his retirement. Gruner took the position in 2008 and has served in the healthcare community for over 30 years.

In a statement, John David, chairman of ThedaCare Board of Trustees said, “Dr. Gruner has been committed to improving the healthcare of the communities we serve and the Board appreciate his dedication and devotion to our mission.”

ThedaCare is the largest healthcare provider in Northeastern Wisconsin, and the largest locally based employer, with 7,000 employees, seven hospitals, 34 clinics and other healthcare services covering nine counties.

The Post Crescent reports:

Dean Gruner, president and chief executive officer of ThedaCare, announced his retirement Tuesday, the health system announced.

“I thought long and hard about this decision, and I look forward to getting more involved in community building, volunteering and doing mission work. I also want to spend more time with my wife Pam, family and friends — especially my three adorable grandchildren,” Gruner said in statement. “This is a new era of healthcare and I am proud that ThedaCare has a strong leadership team in place to continue our journey.”

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