Tenet Healthcare Corporation announced that it has appointed Saumya Sutaria, as Chief Operating Officer of the company, effective January 6, 2019. Eric Evans, President of Hospital Operations, will leave the company at the end of the year. Sutaria most recently served as a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, where he worked for 18 years and provided advisory support to many healthcare delivery systems in the United States and around the world. In this newly created enterprise role, Sutaria will directly oversee Tenets Hospital Operations business, which includes acute care hospitals, hospital-affiliated outpatient centers and employed physicians. As Chief Operating Officer, he will also work closely with Ron Rittenmeyer, Executive Chairman and CEO, in focusing on continued operational improvement, integration and other strategic initiatives that impact the overall Tenet enterprise, including USPI and Conifer Health Solutions. Sutaria will report to Rittenmeyer.