Joseph Lemaire Appointed Executive Vice President, Finance of Meridian Health

Contact:Robert Cavanaugh, Manager of Public Affairs for Meridian Health

Joseph Lemaire Appointed Executive Vice President, Finance of Meridian Health

Meridian Health is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Lemaire to the position of Executive Vice President of Finance.

Since 1986, Joe has served in multiple leadership positions as partner or senior executive with various nationally recognized consulting and accounting firms. "Having more than 38 years of experience in the health care industry, Joe brings to Meridian an outstanding record of accomplishments," says John K. Lloyd, FACHE, president of Meridian Health. "Simply put, Joe is widely recognized regionally and nationally as a highly competent, successful, and top notch healthcare executive."

Joe has served as the EVP, Chief Financial Officer of Holy Name Medical Center in Teaneck., NJ since 2009. Joe initiated his career in 1976 at Pannell Kerr Forster and became a partner in 1986 where he was responsible for multiple accounts in New York and New Jersey. From 1999-2000, Joe assumed role as the partner-in-charge of the New Jersey Healthcare practice for Ernst & Young located in Iselin, NJ. Shortly after, Joe became vice president of Cap Gemini, a global consulting firm, where he directed the northeast market for the health provider practice. From 2005-2009, Joe was partner/senior executive of Accenture, where he was responsible for the northeast provider practice as well as multiple global life science accounts.

Joe earned his Bachelor's Degree in accounting from Fairleigh Dickenson University and is a certified public accountant (CPA).

About Meridian Health

Meridian Health is a leading not-for-profit health care organization in New Jersey, comprising Jersey Shore University Medical Center and K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital in Neptune, Ocean Medical Center in Brick, Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, Southern Ocean Medical Center in Manahawkin, Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, and Meridian Partner Companies that include home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, ambulatory care, ambulance services, and outpatient centers. Meridian Health has consistently been rated among the top performing health systems in New Jersey for clinical quality, is one of the FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For", and is the recipient of numerous state and national recognitions for patient care and nursing excellence For more information, please visit