Harrisburg-based PinnacleHealth System today named Michael A.Young as its new president and CEO, effective in June.
Young leaves a position as president and CEO of Grady Health System and Grady Memorial Hospital, both in Atlanta. He also served in the same capacity at Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, N.Y., and from 1986 to 2004 was president and CEO of Lancaster General Health, then known as Lancaster General Hospital.
He holds a master’s degree in health science from the University of Pittsburgh and graduated from Harvard Business School’s advanced management program.
Young replaces Dr. Roger Longenderfer, who retired in June 2010. Philip W. Guarneschelli, senior vice president and chief operating officer, has been serving as acting president.