Mark T. Faulkner has been named the Chief Executive Officer of Baptist Health Care, replacing Al Stubblefield, FACHE who is retiring. Faulkner, Baptist Health Care Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer since 2010, will assume his new role effective June 1st. 2012. Stubblefield has served Baptist Health Care since 1985 and been CEO since 1999. He will continue as president of the Baptist Leadership Group and as president emeritus of Baptist Health Care. Faulkner became Baptist Hospital Vice-President of Operations in 2004 after being the administrator of the Jay Hospital. He became Senior Vice President of Baptist Health Care and President of Baptist Hospital in 2006 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2010.