Former Cousins CEO takes over as Grady Hospital board chairman

The former leader of Cousins Properties Inc. is taking over as chairman for Grady Memorial Hospital Corp., which oversees one of the largest safety net health systems in the nation. The Board of Directors on March 8 picked Larry Gellerstedt III to succeed Frank Blake, the former chairman and CEO of The Home Depot. Blake’s departure leaves 17 members on the board, according to a Grady spokesperson. Blake in September of 2016 replaced A.D. “Pete” Correll, the retired chairman and CEO of Georgia-Pacific…

The former leader of Cousins Properties Inc. is taking over as chairman for Grady Memorial Hospital Corp., which oversees one of the largest safety net health systems in the nation. The Board of Directors on March 8 picked Larry Gellerstedt III to succeed Frank Blake, the former chairman and CEO of The Home Depot. Blake’s departure leaves 17 members on the board, according to a Grady spokesperson. Blake in September of 2016 replaced A.D. “Pete” Correll, the retired chairman and CEO of Georgia-Pacific…

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