Lawrence Cho joins Allina Health as Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Growth Officer

MINNEAPOLIS (May 24, 2021) —Today, Allina Health announced Lawrence Cho has joined the organization’s executive leadership team as the Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy & Growth Officer. In this role, Cho will assist and oversee developing, communicating, executing, and sustaining Allina Health’s strategic and growth initiatives while prioritizing accelerating organizational performance. Lawrence will report directly to Lisa Shannon as President and Chief Operating Officer of Allina Health. 

Lawrence Cho brings more than 20 years of experience and expertise in strategy and business development from his time at McKinsey & Company, Medtronic, and more recently, his executive roles in corporate business development, strategy and international operations at Mayo Clinic.

“We are very excited to welcome Lawrence Cho to the Allina Health family”, said Lisa Shannon, president and chief operating officer for Allina Health. “Lawrence is an innovative strategist with a proven record of achieving results. He will play an instrumental role to bring our mission to provide high quality, compassionate, Whole Person Care to new heights.” 

Cho has experience consulting in Santiago, Chile; LA, California; Madurai, India; and across the Midwest in addition to his extensive board memberships in Abu Dhabi, UAE; Shanghai, China; and Minneapolis, Minnesota.

About Allina Health

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