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USPI Names New CEO
November 9, 2018
United Surgical Partners International (USPI) of Dallas, Texas, appointed Brett Brodnax, president and chief development officer, as chief executive officer (CEO), according to a November 6 press release.
A 19-year veteran of USPI, Brodnax succeeds Bill Wilcox, who will continue in his role as chairman of USPI and as a vice chairman of Tenet Healthcare, USPI's parent company. Brodnax will report to Ron Rittenmeyer, executive chairman and CEO of Tenet Healthcare.
Brodnax joined USPI in 1999 from Baylor Health Care System, after helping to establish a partnership among Baylor, USPI and local physicians. This three-way joint venture model has grown exponentially under him, according to the release. During his tenure at USPI, Brodnax has held a number of leadership positions, including serving as a senior vice president, an executive vice president and, most recently, as chief development officer and president.