MARIETTA, Ga. -- WellStar Health System has chosen Candice Saunders as its new president and chief operating officer.
Saunders will take over her new role after current president and CEO Reynold Jennings' contract expires on Dec. 31, 2015.
"WellStar is critical and essential to the communities it serves. More than 1.4 million people rely on our services to live a healthy life," Saunders said in a release. "With my new responsibilities, I will provide leadership continuity to ensure that our system continues to play a major role in providing world-class healthcare to the people of metro Atlanta and northwest Georgia for years to come."