The Northwestern Medical Center (NMC) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Wesley W. Oswald has accepted the position of Interim Chief Executive Officer. Oswald is temporarily filling the position vacated by long-time NMC CEO Peter Hofstetter, who has accepted the CEO position at Holy Cross Hospital in Taos, New Mexico. Oswald has over 42 years experience in hospital administration. Long-time community members may remember Oswald from his 5-year tenure as the Chief Executive Officer at Northwestern Medical Center in the mid 80s. As a retired CEO, Oswald retired from full-time permanent work in 2002, and has spent the past seven years serving in multiple interim positions throughout the country. He will join NMC s Leadership Team on June 1st. We are pleased to welcome Wes back to Vermont to help us in the interim, said John Casavant, President of the NMC Board of Directors. His professional experience and his familiarity with our community will make for a smooth transition. Our Board and Medical Staff are working closely with QHR on a national CEO search, said Casavant. Early indications of interest in the position are very strong and we expect to have our new permanent CEO in place by the Fall. QHR provides NMC with management and consulting services to NMC and about 200 other hospitals nationally. Joining Casavant on the CEO Search Committee are Board Members Judy Ashley- McLaughlin, Greg Mruk, and Paul Clark, as well as physicians Dr. Stephen Payne, Dr. Lowrey Sullivan, and Dr. Audrey von Lepel.
Brazilian international defender David Luiz has signed for Arsenal in a permanent transfer from Chelsea.The 32-year-old centre back has a wealth of experience and has made 524 club appearances in a career spanning 13 seasons.Luiz started his career with Vitoria in Brazil, before moving to Portugal where he played for Benfica.He also had two spells with Chelsea and spent two years in France with Paris Saint-Germain, where he played under Unai Emery. He has 56 international appearances for Brazil to his name.Unai Emery said:“David has huge experience and I look forward to working with him again. He is a well known player and adds to our defensive strength.”David will wear the number 23 shirt.The transfer is subject to the completion of regulatory processes. Source: Arsenal FC