Rogers, Henderson appointed to lead Lahey Clinic Board of Trustees

Release Date: 06/02/2009

Steve Danehy
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Rogers, Henderson appointed to lead Lahey Clinic Board of Trustees

BURLINGTON, MA—Lahey Clinic announces the appointment of two leaders to the Board of Trustees. Irving E. “Chip” Rogers, III, former chair and publisher of The Eagle-Tribune Publishing Company of North Andover, MA, has been named chair, and James W. Henderson, retired president of the Analytical Systems Engineering Corporation (ASEC) of Burlington, is vice chair. Both previously served on the Lahey Board.

“Both Chip and Jim have long histories of running large corporations with many employees and experience that is of great value to Lahey,” said Lahey President and Chief Executive Officer David M. Barrett, MD. “As we face the many challenges that all academic medical centers will in the coming years, I look forward to working with them and feel secure in knowing they are on our team.”

As chair for the publishing company, Rogers published four daily and five weekly newspapers serving northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, including The Eagle-Tribune. He led strategic and operating aspects for the company, including recruiting talent, building management teams and planning strategic growth.

A graduate from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, Rogers holds an MBA from Babson College. He has served on various other boards, including TD Banknorth (Maine), the Boys and Girls Club, Lawrence, MA and Brooks School, North Andover.

Rogers has served Lahey's Board of Trustees since 2000.

Henderson was CEO and president of ASEC, headquartered in Burlington, for 25 years. ASEC was acquired by CDSI of Rockville, MD. Henderson continued as president of ASEC and as a director of CDSI. Affiliated Computer Services (ACS) acquired CDSI and Henderson remained as president of ACS Defense.

Henderson holds an MBA from Harvard Business School. His other board positions include: (chair) of the Board of Middlesex Community College; Baybank Middlesex; Alpha Industries; (chair) North Suburban Chamber of Commerce; and president of several industrial associations.

Henderson has served Lahey's Board since 1998.

Newly named Lahey Trustees Emeriti are Bernard Gordon, DrEng (chair emeritus), Bernard Cammarata and George Kariotis.

Lahey Clinic is located in Burlington and Peabody, MA, with 327 licensed hospital beds and 11 community physician group practices. In 2008, its operating revenues were $833 million.

About Lahey Clinic
Lahey Clinic, a physician-led, nonprofit group practice, is world-renowned for innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment, and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the Clinic provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation.