Riley Children’s Health welcomes new president

INDIANAPOLIS – Accomplished pediatric healthcare executive, Gil Peri, joined Riley Children’s Health this week as its next president. Peri most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, CT. Prior to that, Peri held leadership roles at other top children’s hospitals, Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora and Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

With more than 20 years of success creating and executing strategy differentiation, leading complex operations and partnering to achieve the best outcome for children and adults. Peri is recognized as an inspiring leader committed to value, innovation and continual improvement.

“I have had the great opportunity to meet Gil and am confident in his unwavering commitment to the patients, families and community we serve,” said Dr. Ryan Nagy, Riley Children’s Health interim president.

Peri holds master’s degrees in business administration and public health from the University of South Florida, where he also earned his bachelor’s degree in biology. He is active within the healthcare industry and will continue his work as an advocate for children and families.

“I am honored to join the Riley Children’s Health team. Our talented team is poised to take the next step to increase our impact as one of the nation’s premier children’s health systems that is recognized worldwide for delivering excellence in patient care, education and research,” said Peri.

He plans to be active throughout Indiana and the region, enhancing a pediatric system of care that enables children to reach their full potential by improving their physical and mental health. Peri and his wife have two children and will be relocating to Carmel, IN.