Catholic Health announces 7 leadership changes

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Buffalo, N.Y.-based Catholic Health has reorganized its senior leadership team.

Joyce Markiewicz, previously president and CEO of home and community-based care, will now serve as chief business development officer of the health system.

Tom Gleason was promoted to senior vice president of home and community-based care, after serving as COO of home and community-based care since 2016.

Marty Boryszak, former president and CEO of Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, was named senior vice president for acute care services for the health system.

John Sperrazza will step in as president of Sisters of Charity Hospital and its St. Joseph Campus. Mr. Sperrazza was previously COO at Sisters of Charity Hospital.

C.J. Urlaub, previously president and CEO of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo, was appointed senior vice president of strategic partnerships, integration and care delivery-Niagara County for Catholic Health. Mr. Urlaub will also become president of Mount St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston, N.Y., as part of his new responsibilities, replacing Gary Tucker, who is retiring.

Eddie Bratko will become president of Mercy Hospital of Buffalo. He was previously its COO.

The leaders will move into their new roles over the next few months.

"This new leadership structure will build on the high-quality care that already exists within our system and drive development, innovation and efficiencies that will have an even greater impact on the health of our community," Catholic Health President and CEO Mark Sullivan said in a news release.

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