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Marcus Leaves St. Vincent's Health Services

Dr. Stuart Marcus will step down as president and CEO of St Vincent's Health Services. Photo Credit: Contributed photo
Vince Caponi will now serve as president and chief executive officer at St. Vincent's Health Services. Photo Credit: Contributed photo

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Stuart Marcus, MD, president and CEO of St. Vincent's Health Services in Bridgeport, will be leaving his role to explore other opportunities within Ascension health system.

"I have been privileged to serve alongside the tremendously talented and compassionate associates and medical staff at St. Vincent's for ten years, and I have tremendous confidence that St. Vincent's is poised to move to an even greater level of success and service to the Bridgeport community," Marcus said in a statement.

Marcus joined St. Vincent's in 2006 and was named President and CEO in 2014. He also served as Ascension Ministry Market Leader for New York and Connecticut from January 2014 to May 2015. He was also the Senior Vice President, Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of Oncology. Marcus is also professor of surgery for the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

"Stuart Marcus is an exceptional, passionate healthcare leader who has been a blessing to St. Vincent's and the Bridgeport community for many years," Jean M. LaVecchia, Chair of the St. Vincent's Board said. "His commitment, dedication and integrity have improved the lives of those who serve at St. Vincent's and those we are privileged to serve."

Vince Caponi will take over as President and CEO of St. Vincent's Health Services. Caponi has worked with Ascension since 1983, most recently as interim Wisconsin Ministry Market Executive for Ascension Health.

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