Ascension Texas announced Andrew Gnann as the new president of Ascension Seton Williamson on Aug. 22.

The background

According to a news release, Gnann has more than 18 years of leadership experience within health care operations, clinical programs, talent management and quality improvement. He previously served as president of Ascension St. Vincent’s East, Blount and St. Clair in Alabama.

Gnann also previously served as president of Ascension St. Vincent’s Birmingham and Ascension St. Vincent’s Chilton in Alabama and was recognized for his leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic and successes in physician recruitment, patient satisfaction and clinical program development.

Looking ahead

Gnann will be responsible for overall operations and financial stewardship of the hospital, leading strategic growth priorities for the Williamson County service area, including the continued development of key programs such as cardiovascular care, trauma, women’s services, neurosciences and orthopedics.

In their own words

“Andrew is a trusted leader within the Ascension family,” Ascension Texas President and CEO Andy Davis said. “He has demonstrated his commitment to our mission, vision and values in his roles at Ascension in Alabama, and we look forward to supporting Andrew in his new role as we continue to position Ascension Seton Williamson as the healthcare provider of choice for our north market community.”