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Tampa General Hospital names new VP, CFO

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  • | 4:00 p.m. September 15, 2017
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TAMPA — Tampa General Hospital President and CEO John Couris named Judith Ploszek executive vice president and CFO.

Ploszek served as acting CFO during the past year, while former CFO Steve Short served as the hospital's acting president and CEO until Aug. 28, when Couris took the reins at the downtown Tampa hospital.

“Judith Ploszek has done an outstanding job as acting CFO over the past year,” Couris says in a statement. “She has already demonstrated the fiscal leadership and sound judgment we need in this vital role. I look forward to working with her to ensure that Tampa General maintains its strong financial health.”

Ploszek joined Tampa General Hospital in 1998 as vice president for finance and was promoted to senior vice president. She has over 40 years of health care financial management, accounting and consulting experience.

“I am honored to be given the opportunity to serve TGH, its patients and staff in such a meaningful capacity as CFO,” Ploszek says in a press release. “I am proud and privileged to be a part of TGH's commitment to providing excellent and compassionate health care, and securing and investing the resources to do so.”

According to the press release, Short will remain with Tampa General as executive vice president and special counsel to the CEO.


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