Kaiser Permanente Taps Pillsbury Executive as New CFO
Kaiser Permanente has named Robert Briggs as its new chief financial officer and senior vice president, the Sacramento Bee reports. Briggs comes to Kaiser most recently from Pillsbury Co., where he was senior vice president and CFO (Sacramento Bee, 3/26). Briggs has also worked at PepsiCo in a variety of senior financial positions and served as president of Arby's International. L. Dale Crandall, president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan and Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, said, "Bob Briggs has extensive experience with complex organizations and an in-depth knowledge of Kaiser Permanente's financial capabilities. He's a natural fit for our organization" (Kaiser Permanente release, 3/25).This is part of the California Healthline Daily Edition, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.