San Diego – Gordon Clark of Carmel Valley has been appointed to the Scripps Health Board of Trustees, announced Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder.
Clark has an accomplished record of building and managing businesses in a variety of industries. He currently serves as president and CEO of Learner’s Digest International, which specializes in providing clinical and scientific information to physicians and health care professionals in the United States and abroad.
He previously served as president and CEO of The Governance Institute, a San Diego-based information and education service for the boards of directors of hospitals and health systems. He has also held executive leadership positions with First American Records Management in San Jose, Calif. and Iron Mountain Inc. in Boston, Mass.
“Mr. Clark’s business acumen and commitment to improving our community will be of great benefit to the Scripps Health Board of Trustees,” said Van Gorder. “He has expertise in building organizations that deliver outstanding value to customers, and we’re delighted to welcome him to the board.”
Clark currently serves as board chairman of Access Information Management, a records and information management company with operations in California, Georgia, Hawaii and Wisconsin. He is also on the board of directors of the La Jolla Symphony and Chorus.
Clark received his MBA from Fordham University and his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University.
Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps Health is a $2 billion nonprofit community health system based in San Diego, Calif. Scripps treats a half-million patients annually through the dedication of 2,600 affiliated physicians and 12,300 employees among its five acute-care hospital campuses, home health care services, and an ambulatory care network of clinics, physician offices and outpatient centers.
Recognized as a leader in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research and graduate medical education.