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Bernard Tyson to succeed George Halvorson as Kaiser Permanente CEO
San Francisco Business Times

Consummate insider Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente’s president and COO, has been named to succeed George Halvorson as chairman and CEO of the 9 million-enrollee Oakland health care giant. He will take the reins as CEO in May, officials said Nov. 5, and become chairman in December 2013, after Halvorson steps down from that post. Tyson, 53, has been with Kaiser for 28 years.