Perry Memorial Hospital needs a new President/CEO. Annette Schnabel is stepping down after four years at the post. A press release from Perry Memorial Hospital says she will remain in her current role until May 8, 2020. She has accepted a position as President of Parkland Health Center in Farmington, Missouri with BJC HealthCare.
Schnabel first joined the Perry executive team in December 2014 as the VP/Chief Operations Officer after 28 years in healthcare with 18 years in healthcare administration. In May 2016, she assumed the role of Perry’s President/CEO, the 13th hospital leader since 1920.
Schnabel says “It has been a privilege to have served at Perry along with this exceptional staff. I appreciate Perry’s Board of Directors and the City Council for coming together to plan for the next phase of healthcare in Princeton and surrounding communities.”
Linda Gustafson, Perry Board of Directors Chair, says “Annette brought many ideas and processes to Perry Memorial Hospital that have greatly improved our hospital’s ability to provide excellent care for the families whom we serve. We wish her the best in her new position and her continued career in healthcare.”
The Perry Memorial Hospital Board will immediately start a search for an interim CEO.