CEO of Oconee Regional in Milledgeville notifies board of plans to resign

The CEO of Oconee Regional Medical Center Inc. notified the hospital’s board this week she intends to resign.

A statement was read at the board meeting Wednesday that the board’s attorney had received a letter from CEO Janet Aycock’s attorney stating she “intends to tender her resignation as CEO as soon as we can prepare a proper resignation letter this week,” according to an email from the hospital.

David Groseclose, chairman of the Oconee Regional board, said in a prepared statement that “any leadership change at Oconee Regional Medical Center is an important moment in the life of our organization. The board of directors takes the matter seriously and will be very thoughtful and deliberate as we manage this transition.”

Groseclose also said as with any pending personnel matter “the hospital cannot comment on the specifics of a particular situation.”

Aycock served as chief financial officer at Oconee Regional from 2002 to 2007 until she was named CEO in 2007, according to The Union Recorder newspaper.

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