Premier Inc. (Charlotte, NC) announced last week that after nearly 18 years of service and 12 years as CEO, Susan DeVore is retiring from the company and its board of directors, effective May 1.
DeVore will remain with Premier through June 30 and continue as an advisor to the company for two years afterward. Premier President Michael Alkire will succeed DeVore and serve as president, CEO and a member of the board.
Under DeVore, Premier has been named as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” for the past 11 years, received the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award and earned the “Best in KLAS” title for Overall Healthcare Management Consulting.
DeVore participated in a Q&A with The Journal of Healthcare Contracting (JHC), reflecting on her successful tenure at Premier as well as how the company is positioned for 2021 and beyond.