Cerner Corporation (CERN) expands its board of directors by appointing Major General Elder Granger, M.D., U.S. Army (Retd) to the company’s Board of Directors, from November 16, 2020. Dr Granger, who is 67 years old is currently
Cerner’s chairman and chief executive officer, Brent Shafer said that it is an honour to welcome Dr Granger to our Board. He has a proven experience as a clinical, military and business leader and he will bring invaluable insights to Cerner particularly in the commercial and federal health sectors.
The Cerner now has 11 members on his board. Dr Granger will be Class II Directorand will stand for re-election at Cerner’s 2021 annual shareholder meeting.
Dr Granger, who is 67 years old is currently the president and CEO of The 5Psa health care, education and leadership consulting organization. He served in the U.S army for over 35 years. He worked on important roles such as deputy director and program executive officer of the TRICARE Management ActivityOffice of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs) in Washington, D.C. He has led at every level of the Army Medical Department. He is also board-certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Board of Hematology and Oncology, a certified physician executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management, certified by the American College of Healthcare Executives and certified in Medical Quality by the American Board of Medical Quality. He has earned the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University, certified in Healthcare Compliance by Health Care Compliance Association and is a certified Compliance Officer by American Academy of Professional Coders. Dr Granger also serves on the boards of directors of Cigna Corporation.