Bernard J. Tyson Assumes Role of Chairman of Kaiser Permanente

On Jan. 1, Bernard J. Tyson officially assumed the role of chairman of the boards of directors of Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. Tyson was named by the boards in November 2012 as the organization’s next chairman and CEO, and he has served as CEO since July 2013.

Tyson has nearly 30 years of hospital and health plan experience with Kaiser Permanente. He has managed all major aspects of the organization, serving in roles from hospital administrator to division president while leading Kaiser Permanente’s operations in California and other regions. Prior to being named CEO, he served as president and chief operating officer.