OGDENSBURG Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center President and CEO Mark A. Webster has announced his resignation.
Mr. Webster, a 10-year veteran of the hospital, is taking a job as CEO at the Cortland Regional Medical Center, Claxton-Hepburn spokeswoman Laura C. Shea said. She said his official last day will be Dec. 31.
Mr. Webster is declining to speak with the press, instead directing questions to Mrs. Shea
She said the decision to take the position in Cortland was made so Mr. Webster and his wife can be closer to their families; both are natives of Pennsylvania.
A nationwide search for a new CEO will commence shortly, Mrs. Shea said. In the meantime, she said, the board of directors is formulating a transition plan.