Former Chamber President to be VP at CoxHealth

By KOLR10 News

Published 06/23 2014 11:19AM

Updated 06/23 2014 05:14PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Jim Anderson didn't sit out his retirement for very long.  Officials at CoxHealth in Springfield announced Monday Anderson, the former president of the Springfield Chamber of Commerce, is the new Vice President of Marketing and Public Affairs.

A retirement party for Anderson was held last week. He'll start his new job at Cox July 7.

Steve Edwards, president and CEO of CoxHealth, issued a statement Monday that read, in part, “Jim’s direct impact on job creation in the region and his philosophy that economic development is community development mirrors the spirit of giving and community focus at CoxHealth."

Anderson served for 26 years with the Springfield Chamber.  In his new position, he will  oversee marketing, corporate communications, public affairs and advocacy at CoxHealth.

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