BOZEMAN, Mont. -

The following is a press release from Bozeman Deaconess Health Services:

Today the Board of Trustees of Bozeman Deaconess Health Services announced that Gordon Davidson has been appointed interim CEO of the organization. Davidson has held the position of Chief Financial Officer of BDHS for 25 years and previously served as the organization’s interim CEO during an executive search phase in the 1990s. With the appointment of Davidson, the board will now shift its focus to a search for a new chief executive officer.

According to Board Chair Terry Cunningham, “With many years of experience at Bozeman Deaconess, Gordon has proven to be a knowledgeable and consistent leader. His excellent management skills will ensure Bozeman Deaconess remains focused on its mission during this transition period.”
The board has identified members of its CEO selection committee and is moving forward in the search for a CEO. The process is expected to take approximately six months.

According to Davidson, “The relationships and goals of our organization remain unchanged. We are focused on the ongoing quality, safety, and community outreach initiatives and will continue to work collaboratively to position the organization for a strong future.”