LifePoint Hospitals, Inc., a leading hospital company focused on providing quality healthcare close to home, today announced that Leif Murphy has been appointed chief financial officer, effective September 14, 2013. Murphy succeeds Jeffrey S. Sherman, who is leaving the Company to pursue another opportunity in Dallas, Texas, that is located closer to his family.
Murphy brings nearly 20 years of healthcare finance and development experience to LifePoint. Before joining LifePoint in 2011, he served as president and chief executive officer of DSI Renal, Inc. Prior to DSI, he was senior vice president and treasurer at Caremark, Inc. He has also held leadership roles at Renal Care Group, Inc., National Nephrology Associates, Inc. and HealthSouth Corporation.
He received a BA in Business Administration from Furman University in Greensville, South Carolina, and his MBA from The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.