Minnesota-based St. Luke's longtime CEO retires: 5 things to know

John Strange, president and CEO of Duluth, Minn.-based St. Luke's, retired, effective Feb. 6.

Five things to know:

1. Mr. Strange initially planned to retire on July, but decided to retire now "to care for his family," according to a press release.

2. He served as president and CEO of the two-hospital system for 23 years.

3. Prior to that, he was the organization's CFO.

4. Eric Lohn, St. Luke's current CFO, will take over as interim president and CEO.

5. The St. Luke's board of directors has initiated the search for a new hospital CEO. They engaged healthcare executive recruitment firm Cejka Search to assist in the process.

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