The Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Hospitals Boards of Directors have named Gregory A. Adams as its new chairman and CEO. Adams has 30 years of leadership experience as a senior health care executive and has been a key leader in driving the organization’s mission forward and strengthening company culture.

Since 2016, he has served as executive vice president and group president, with direct responsibility for health plan and hospital operations in all eight Kaiser Permanente regions. Adams’ accountabilities included co-leading Enterprise Shared Services to serve the operational needs of the regions and leading Kaiser Permanente’s national Medicare care delivery strategy. Prior to that, he was regional president of Kaiser Permanente for Northern California. Adams is past chair of the California Hospital Association’s Board of Trustees and serves on the executive committee.