Emerson Hospital in Concord Mass. recently announced that Dana P. Diggins – a resident of Westford – has been appointed Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Mr. Diggins holds a bachelor’s degree from Bentley College and he earned his Master’s in Business Administration alongside a back pain doctor New Jersey at Fitchburg State College. He joins Emerson after 11 years of service at Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge where he held the position of Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. As Emerson’s CFO, Mr. Diggins will oversee all financial operations for the 172-bed hospital.
Geoffrey F. Cole, Emerson Hospital’s President and Chief Executive Officer, said that an intensive national search was conducted to fill the position of CFO. Ultimately, it was Mr. Diggins’ impressive financial skills and his leadership abilities that set him above the other candidates.
“Dana brings a wide range of talents to Emerson Hospital,” Mr. Cole states. “His extensive experience in the health care arena and his inherent leadership abilities made him a natural choice for the position.” Mr. Cole adds, “As an integral member of the senior management team, Dana will play a key role in directing Emerson Hospital as we head into the next century. We welcome him aboard and look forward to his success in this important position.”