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Infographic: 3 Tips for Incoming CEOs to Thrive

Analysis  |  By Jay Asser  
   June 19, 2024

What leadership approaches should a new CEO prioritize? Industry veteran Peter Fine offers his insight.

When Peter Fine retires as CEO of Banner Health at the end of the month, he’ll take with him a wealth of experience and knowledge racked up over 24 years at the helm of the nonprofit health system.

While Fine has seen firsthand how the topmost role at hospitals has evolved over time, he shared with HealthLeaders the essential skills for CEOs that transcend eras.

Whether you’re an incoming CEO, taking over another CEO job, or someone who hasn’t ever been in the chief role, here’s what advice Fine what would give to a new leader wanting to hit the ground running:

Jay Asser is the contributing editor for strategy at HealthLeaders. 


Peter Fine, the retiring CEO of Banner Health, believes healthcare is a people business and leaders must be able to communicate.

Knowing what not to do is just as important as recognizing what actions a CEO should take, Fine told HealthLeaders.

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