Kaiser Permanente CEO Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60
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Kaiser Permanente CEO Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60

FILE - In a Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, greets Independence Blue Cross and Health CEO Joseph R. Swedish, left, and Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard J. Tyson, right, during a meeting with health insurance company executives, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House. Health care provider Kaiser Permanente says its chairman and CEO, Bernard Tyson, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019 at the age of 60. No other details were provided in the company's announcement, which said that Tyson died in his sleep early Sunday. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Health care provider Kaiser Permanente says its chairman and CEO, Bernard Tyson, has died unexpectedly at the age of 60.

No other details were provided in the company’s announcement, which said that Tyson died in his sleep early Sunday.

The board of directors has named Executive Vice-President Gregory Adams as interim chairman and CEO.

Executive Committee Chair Edward Pei says Tyson was “an exceptional colleague, a passionate leader and an honourable man.”

The Associated Press

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