ST. LOUIS - HBE Corporation founder Fred S. Kummer has announced that Joseph Lehrer has been appointed President/CEO of the firm, effective October 1, 2013.
Mr. Kummer will continue to manage day-to-day operations and hold the title of Chairman and Founder.
is anxious to provide a smooth transition that will allow HBE
to grow, prosper, and provide opportunities for its employees as he
transitions the management in the next two to three years.
"Through his association with myself and others, Joe has learned what makes our business special, and he possesses top-notch leadership skills that will help sustain the success of HBE
," said Kummer
"I am delighted to have the opportunity to work with Fred
and the HBE
team of professional hospital architects, engineers and consultants," Lehrer stated.
I am pleased to join HBE's
management team in sustaining Fred Kummer's
approach of providing hospital owners with innovative design solutions and guaranteed lump sum value pricing for quality hospital facilities."