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5/13, 8:09 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Haven's CEO steps down and takes chairman role

Chief executive of Haven Healthcare, the health-care venture-backed by Amazon.com Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc. and JPMorgan Chase, Atul Gawande (pictured) announced on Wednesday he is stepping down in order to take on the role of chairman at Haven.

Boston-based Haven stated Gawande decided to take the new role in order to focus on company strategies regarding to the coronavirus outbreak. Chief Operating Officer Mitch Betses is set to manage day-to-day operations, and the company said it still hasn’t find a new CEO.

Gawande stated he is "grateful for the opportunity to advance Haven’s mission in a new role as Chairman. This will elevate my focus from daily management to supporting Haven’s strategy, board, and leadership. It will also enable me to devote time to policy and activities addressing the immediate and long-term threats to health and health systems from COVID-19."

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