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County Executive Armond Budish Issues Statement Regarding Departure of MetroHealth President and CEO Akram Boutros

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Mary Louise Madigan: (216) 698-2521; mlmadigan@cuyahogacounty.us


CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH – County Executive Armond Budish issued the following statement:

“All residents of Cuyahoga County have much to thank Dr. Boutros for as we learn of his impending retirement. Dr. Boutros has been a great partner for me and the County. Under his leadership, Metro is stronger than ever; it is undergoing a significant renovation project; during the pandemic Metro has responded to the urgent needs of underserved people to obtain testing and vaccinations; and, Dr. Boutros has been a leader in public and behavioral health, chairing the Board of the County’s Diversion Center.

“We are fortunate Dr. Boutros chose public service, and fortunate he chose Cuyahoga County.