HCA Healthcare appoints new independent director

July 27, 2021  –  HCA Healthcare, Inc. (Nashville, TN) has appointed Hugh F. Johnston as an independent director, effective September 1, 2021. With his addition, HCA Healthcare’s board of directors increases from 9 to 10 members.

Johnston will also serve as a member of HCA Healthcare’s audit and compliance committee and finance and investments committee.

Johnston is vice chairman and CFO of PepsiCo, Inc. He joined PepsiCo in 1987 and has served in a variety of senior leadership positions. Johnston also serves as an independent director on the Microsoft Corp. board of directors.

HCA Healthcare comprises 187 hospitals and approximately 2,000 ambulatory sites of care, including surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, and physician clinics, in 20 states and the United Kingdom.

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