Jeff Epstein Appointed to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards of Directors

 Jeff Epstein Appointed to Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Boards
                                 of Directors

Former executive vice president and chief financial officer of Oracle joins
Oakland-based health care organization

PR Newswire

OAKLAND, Calif., April 3, 2013

OAKLAND, Calif., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. and its health plan subsidiaries today
announced Jeff Epstein, former executive vice president and chief financial
officer of Oracle, will join its boards of directors.

"We are honored to welcome Jeff Epstein to our boards," said current President
and recently named next Chairman and CEO, Bernard J. Tyson. "Jeff is a
respected leader with proven expertise in finance, technology and global
operations, and he demonstrates a passion for making high quality and
affordable care available to all Americans. I look forward to working with
Jeff and our boards as we move forward on the full implementation of health
care reform."

Epstein comes to Kaiser Permanente with more than 20 years of finance
experience and a successful track record in business management. As CFO of
Oracle, one of the world's largest and most profitable technology companies
with a market value of more than $100 billion, he was responsible for finance,
the controller's office, finance operations, tax, treasury, real estate,
investor relations, audit and customer leasing.

After Oracle, Epstein became an operating partner at Bessemer Venture Partners
and a senior advisor at Oak Hill Capital Partners.

"High-quality, affordable health care is a priority for my family, and for
every family in America," Epstein said. "For more than 60 years, Kaiser
Permanente has invested in the medical expertise, technology and scale to
improve the health and lives of its members. I'm delighted to join the boards
of directors to continue Kaiser Permanente's commitment to coverage and care
for its more than 9 million members for many years into the future."

Prior to joining Oracle in 2008, Epstein served as chief financial officer of
several public and private companies, including DoubleClick (sold to Google),
King World Productions (sold to CBS) and Nielsen's Media Measurement and
Information Group. Earlier in his career, he was an investment banker at The
First Boston Corporation.

Epstein also serves on the boards of directors of, Shutterstock
and Global Eagle Entertainment, and the management board of the Stanford
University Graduate School of Business.

Epstein, 56, holds an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of
Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a bachelor of arts degree
from Yale College, where he graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa.

About Kaiser Permanente

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not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, our mission is to provide
high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our
members and the communities we serve. We currently serve more than 9 million
members in nine states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and
patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal
physicians, specialists and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical
teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and
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SOURCE Kaiser Permanente