Feb 27, 2013 10:12 AM by AP
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Bill Holman, president and chief executive officer of General Health System, has retired effective immediately after 12 years with the organization.
Dr. Evelyn Hayes was named interim president and CEO by the health system's board of trustees to serve during the transition period.
General Health System said a national search for Holman's replacement is under way and will include internal candidates.
In his retirement letter, the 66-year-old Holman said stepping down was a personal decision.
Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com