Cerner Co-founder Cliff Illig retires

“Cliff Illig, Cerner Corp. co-founder and vice chairman, has retired from the Kansas City-based health IT company to focus on outside interests, according to a news release.”

“Illig notified the board and the company (Nasdaq: CERN) on Monday, and the announcement takes effect Tuesday, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission…”

“In a 2016 interview, Illig talked about how he, late CEO Neal Patterson and Paul Gorup — all of whom worked for Arthur Andersen at the time — gathered at a picnic table in Loose Park in 1979 and wrote a business plan for a software company that would become Cerner…” Read the full article here.

Source: Co-founder Illig retires from Cerner – By Lily Lieberman, January 15, 2019. Kansas City Business Journal.

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