Published : Wednesday, October 14, 2015 | 7:47 PM
Huntington Memorial Hospital today announced that Paul L. H. Ouyang has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Huntington Hospital, effective immediately. Paul replaces Jim Rothenberg, who passed away in July.
“Paul’s extensive business experience is an incredible asset to the hospital, especially for our ever-changing healthcare industry,” said Stephen A. Ralph, president and CEO, Huntington Hospital. “Paul has been an active member of our Board of Directors and was the natural choice for this role. We are excited to have him serve in this capacity as we navigate these challenging and demanding times.”
Paul, his wife Debbie, and his siblings are longtime supporters of Huntington Hospital. The Ouyang’s philanthropic support has touched several areas of the hospital, including the expansion of the Emergency and Trauma Center and programs that enhance the quality of care in the intensive care and maternity units.
Paul has been a member of the hospital’s board of directors since 1998, and a trustee of the Huntington Trust since 2002. He has chaired the Finance Committee for several years and is a member of the Compensation and Strategy Committees. “As individuals and as a community, we have to make sure the hospital not only remains strong but also forward thinking in order to anticipate the future requirements and expectations of healthcare needs,” says Paul. “We have experienced and seen the positive impact of Huntington Hospital on the well-being of our local population over the years, and I am honored to serve in this role, following the remarkable leadership of Jim Rothenberg.”
Paul is currently the co-founder and president of CareerArc.com, an HR technology company that serves corporations and government entities nationwide. Previously, he was the co-founder and president of The NTI Group, Inc. which was acquired by Blackboard, Inc. He was the CEO of Vivendi Universal Net USA, a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal. Paul was also EVP and CFO of MP3.com, Inc. and orchestrated its IPO and subsequent sale to Vivendi Universal. He also served as EVP and CFO of Tickets.com, Inc. which was acquired by Advantix. Additionally, he was a managing director at KPMG and a vice president at J. P. Morgan & Co.
Paul was a director of Bluebeam Software, Inc., the NTI Group, VU Net USA, FastSoft, Inc., Southern California Healthcare Systems, SeeUthere.com, and a trustee of the Chandler School. Besides Huntington Hospital, his family also supports various programs at academic institutions including Amherst College, Yale University, and the Wharton School.
He received his MBA in Finance and a General Electric Fellowship from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Amherst College.
About Huntington Hospital
Huntington Hospital, www.HuntingtonHospital.com, is a 625-bed not-for-profit hospital located in Pasadena, California. It has been ranked nationally by U.S. News and World Report in two specialties and was named among the top hospitals in California. The hospital is on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/HuntingtonMemorialHospital and on Twitter at @HuntingtonNews.