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Cerner Corporation announces new CEO, chairman

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The Cerner Corporation has a new chief executive officer and chairman. 

Brent Shafer was named to the position Wednesday and he begins that role effective Feb. 1. 

“For decades, Cerner has built its reputation on meaningful innovation and driving client value,” Shafer said in a statement. “This company’s history of remarkable, sustained growth is testament to a strong leadership culture, and I’m excited to celebrate many new milestones with Cerner associates around the world. My commitment to Cerner’s clients, shareholders and associates worldwide is that we will continue to be the catalyst for real and effective improvement across health care.”

He was previously the CEO of Philips North America. 

He also served in leadership positions at GE Medical Systems, Hill-Rom Company, Inc., and Hewlett-Packard.

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