Kottmann named President & CEO of Edward Hospital reporting to System CEO Davis

Mar 16, 2016, 10:33 ET from Edward-Elmhurst Health

NAPERVILLE, Ill., March 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Long-time Naperville resident and healthcare industry veteran Bill Kottmann has been promoted to President & CEO of Edward Hospital, effective July 1, reporting to Edward-Elmhurst System CEO Pam Davis.

Since the merger of Edward and Elmhurst Hospitals in 2013, Davis has held the positions of Edward-Elmhurst System CEO and Edward Hospital President & CEO. Davis remains System CEO to focus on System-wide strategies and hands over operational leadership of Edward Hospital to Kottmann. Elmhurst Hospital President & CEO Mary Lou Mastro will continue to report to Davis.

"Bill has been a great colleague and friend and is one of the key reasons for our growth and success over the years," says System CEO Davis. "He's led almost every new joint venture we've been involved with, and has recruited many key physician leaders to our medical staff. He's highly respected throughout the Edward-Elmhurst family, and is well known for his civic leadership activities."

Kottmann says, "I am very excited and humbled to have the opportunity to work even more closely with the operational team at Edward Hospital. We want to build upon our success as a provider of world class, advanced medical care in a convenient community setting."

Kottmann is currently System Vice President of Physician and Ambulatory Network Development as well as President of Edward-Elmhurst's joint venture division. He joined Davis at Edward in 1991 as Vice President of Human Resources and became Vice President of Operations in 1993. In 2005, he was named President of Edward's joint venture division, a role he expanded to a System-level in 2013, responsible for physician and outpatient network development, joint venture strategies, and all real estate development and management.

Kottmann and wife, Donna, have lived in Naperville since 1991 where they raised two daughters. He is a founding board member and past chairman of the Naperville Development Partnership. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He holds a BA in Environmental Science from the State University of New York, an MA in Psychology from Roosevelt University and an MBA from Benedictine University.

Edward-Elmhurst Health, a three-hospital system that includes Edward Hospital, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health, has combined revenues of more than $1 billion, more than 50 locations across a service area of 1.7 million residents, nearly 7,400 employees and nearly 1,900 physicians on its medical staff. For more information, visit www.EEHealth.org.

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