Granger â€œis a proven clinical, military and business leader who has successfully navigated complex policy, regulatory and competitive environments. He will bring invaluable insights to Cerner particularly in the commercial and federal health sectors,â€Â Brent Shafer,Â chairman and CEO of Cerner, said in a statement published Wednesday.Â
Granger spent more than 35 years in the Army and his military career included time asÂ deputy director and program executive officer of the TRICARE Management Activity within the office of the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs and commanderÂ of Task Force 44thÂ Medical Command.Â
He sits on the boards of DLH Holdings and Cigna and is a certified compliance officer by the American Academy of Professional Coders. He is also aÂ certified physician executive by the Certifying Commission in Medical Management andÂ hasÂ the CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight from Carnegie Mellon University.Â
Grangerâ€™s term started Monday, Nov. 16, and he is up for re-election as an independent director at Cernerâ€™s annual shareholder meeting in 2021.