ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — TriCore Reference Laboratories announced today that its board of directors has appointed Michael Crossey as CEO and president.
Crossey was serving as interim CEO, and was previously the company’s chief medical officer.
He replaces Khosrow Shotorbani, a high-profile figure in the New Mexico health care industry, who left the company at the end of last year under unknown circumstances.
TriCore is a not-for-profit organization co-sponsored by Presbyterian Healthcare Services and University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Its core labs perform about 10.5 million clinical tests a year, and the company has 30 patient care sites throughout the state. TriCore employs about 1,300 people in New Mexico.
Robin Divine, chairwoman of TriCore’s board of directors, said in a statement that the company “couldn’t be happier with Dr. Crossey accepting this position and moving us down the path of continued success.”
Crossey said in the statement that he was “honored.”