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Natividad board chairman O’Keefe tabbed as interim CEO
Monterey Herald

Natividad Medical Center board chairman Dr. Kelly O’Keefe has been appointed the county-owned hospital’s interim CEO by the Board of Supervisors in the wake of the departure of highly popular former CEO Harry Weis.

O’Keefe’s appointment, announced by County Counsel Charles McKee after a two-hour closed session during Monday’s special meeting, is subject to agreement on a contract, which could be finalized as soon as Tuesday. The board has scheduled a special 4 p.m. meeting for Tuesday to announce an agreement.