Nashville, Tenn., July 8, 2016 – HCA (NYSE:HCA) today announced the appointment of Tim McManus as president of HCA’s Capital Division, effective August 1, 2016. McManus replaces Rob Carrel who recently announced his retirement after a nearly 25-year career with HCA. As Capital Division president, McManus will have responsibility for 18 hospital campuses in Virginia, New Hampshire, Kentucky and Indiana.

After serving as chief operating officer of hospitals in California, Alabama and Mississippi, McManus joined HCA in 2007 as chief executive officer of HCA’s Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, Miss. He was president of HCA’s Northern Virginia market for two years before becoming chief executive officer of Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Medical Center (CJW), a 758-bed, two-campus health system in Richmond Virginia, in 2012. While at CJW, McManus oversaw a successful conversion to a Level 2 Trauma center, significant growth and marked improvement in quality and patient satisfaction scores as well as significant improvements in employee engagement and satisfaction scores.

“Tim is a skilled leader and talented hospital operator who is familiar with the HCA culture as well as communities served by the Capital Division,” said Chuck Hall, president of HCA’s National Group. “His experience and proven ability to lead initiatives to ensure we are meeting the healthcare needs of our communities will serve him well as he continues to build on the Capital Division’s reputation for clinical quality and service excellence.”

McManus earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology at Tulane University and a Master of Health Services in Health Finance and Management at Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, in Baltimore, MD. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. McManus has a strong history of community service and is an active member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Richmond American Heart Association, the John Tyler Community College Foundation, Richmond Chamber of Commerce, Federation of American Hospitals and Virginia Health Information.

Carrel held several executive positions during his nearly 25-year career with HCA, where he started as a financial analyst at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center in 1991. Over the course of his career, he was the CFO at Pembroke Pines Hospital, Columbia Hospital (now called JFK Medical Center North Campus) and Westside Regional Medical Center, market CFO in Ft. Myers, CFO and then CEO of the Capital Division, a position he held the last three years.

“Rob is an exceptional and insightful leader with whom I have had the privilege of working closely throughout the majority of his professional life,” said Hall. “We appreciate his many contributions to HCA, and we wish him the very best in the next phase of his life.”