The chair of the Intermountain board of directors sent an email to staff Tuesday afternoon stating that it would begin the search for a permanent chief executive officer and that the current interim CEO would not be among those applying for the job.
“Interim CEO Gary Larcenaire has declined to apply for the permanent position but is committed to continuing to lead the organization until a candidate is chosen and onboarded,” Chair Tim Lanham wrote in an email to employees.
He said Larcenaire will continue to serve at the will of the board to prepare for the new CEO’s arrival and orientation. Lanham said the board and Larcenaire both agreed the time is right to begin the search.
Lanham offered praise, stating Larcenaire has “worked tirelessly to understand and address the complex challenges that Intermountain faces.”
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“He has built a highly capable leadership team and data-driven design that will prove essential for us to move forward into our next chapters,” Lanham said. Larcenaire entered into a contract with Intermountain in February to be interim CEO.
Lanham’s email comes after a publicly turbulent month and an half in which 55 employees submitted a