Doll named chief operating officer at RWJBH

John Doll. (RWJBarnabas Health)

John Doll has been appointed to the newly created position of senior executive vice president and chief operating officer for RWJBarnabas Health, effective immediately, the system announced Tuesday morning.

Doll’s appointment was one of a number involving RWJBH. The biggest was that Mark Manigan was named president, effective immediately, and that it was announced Manigan would succeed longtime CEO Barry Ostrowsky on Jan. 1.

Doll, 50, will lead the day-to-day operations of RWJBH, and report to Manigan.

Marc Berson, chair of the RWJBarnabas Health board of trustees, said the board has selected a proven leader who has successfully guided RWJBH’s financial operations through mergers, consolidations and challenges, such as its response to the pandemic.

Doll, who currently serves as chief financial and administrative officer, has held a number of key leadership positions since joining RWJBH as vice president, financial management, in July 2010.

Ostrowsky applauded the announcement.

“The board and I are confident that Mark and John are the right leaders to take the helm at this crucial time in health care,” he said. “We are certain that the highly effective and productive partnership forged by these two executives will continue to propel the advancement of this health care system for decades to come.”