Robert Malte of Littleton, Colo. has been named CEO at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center in Kirkland. A committee that included the hospital board, physicians and community members picked Malte after extensive interviews. More than 125 people applied for the position. He will begin May 10.
Malte most recently was president and CEO at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, Colo. Prior to that he served as senior vice president at ThedaCare and CEO at Touchpoint Health Plan in Appleton, Wisconsin. He earned a Master of Business Administration at The University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1982 and bachelor degree in economics at Ripon College in Wisconsin.
“Many qualified candidates were considered but Bob stood out as the best fit for Evergreen,” said Al DeYoung of Woodinville, president of the Evergreen board. “We are pleased with his leadership expertise, experience and dedication to the community.”
Malte has a strong commitment to community service. He has been a board member of the Colorado Hospital Association since 2007, and serves on the YMCA of Denver Metro board as well as a number of other organizations.
He is married and has two children, 14 and 12. His interests include skiing, long distance cycling, tennis and golf.
Malte replaces Steve Brown who left in February to become President/CEO of the Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College, Penn.