Medical Center Health System CEO Rick Napper retiring

ODESSA, Tx. (KOSA) -- Medical Center Health System President and CEO Rick Napper is officially retiring days after MCH Board President Mary Thompson stated that he would be retiring following her election loss.

Napper's retirement will be effective September 15, 2019.

Medical Center Health System shared the following statement from Napper:

"I want to take this opportunity to thank MCHS and the Board of Trustees for allowing me to lead this organization since December 17, 2017. I have made the decision to retire effective September 15, 2019.

After considering ongoing challenges of healthcare and concern for the impact that it may have on my health, I have made this very difficult decision. I am very proud of MCHS and wish you all the best as your journey in healthcare continues.”

MCHS is thankful for the contributions he has made during his time here
and wish him nothing but the best in his retirement.