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KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cerner (Nasdaq: CERN), a global leader in health care technology, announced today that Julie Wilson, chief people officer, is retiring effective June 30, 2019. Julie has spent the past 24 years with Cerner and the last 16 in this executive role.
“Julie has done a great job as chief people officer and been a key contributor to the company’s growth for more than two decades,” said Brent Shafer, chairman and CEO, Cerner. “Under Julie’s direction the past 16 years, our team of associates has grown by more than 600%. Among her many accomplishments was Julie’s key role in leading our hiring efforts through phases of intense competition for talent, particularly during Cerner’s hyper-growth phase.”
“It has been a privilege working for Cerner these past 24 years,” said Wilson. “More than two decades have flown by and it’s been an incredible journey. I will always cherish the learnings, experiences and relationships.”
Cerner has commenced an executive search process for a successor.
“Julie has been a visible leader, champion of our internal culture and Cerner ambassador,” said Shafer. “On behalf of all Cerner associates, I wish her the best in her future endeavors.”
Cerner’s health technologies connect people and information systems at more than 27,500 contracted provider facilities worldwide dedicated to creating smarter and better care for individuals and communities. Recognized globally for innovation, Cerner assists clinicians in making care decisions and assists organizations in managing the health of their populations. The company also offers an integrated clinical and financial system to help manage day-to-day revenue functions, as well as a wide range of services to support clinical, financial and operational needs, focused on people. For more information, visit Cerner.com, The Cerner Blog or connect on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter or The Cerner Podcast. Nasdaq: CERN. Smarter Care. Better Outcomes. Healthier You.
Misti Preston, Public Relations, Misti.Preston@cerner.com, (816) 299-2037