(Hannibal) – Hannibal Regional Healthcare System announces that its President and CEO is retiring later this year.

In a news release, the announcement came this (Friday) morning that John Grossmeier plans to retire effective December 21.

Grossmeier has been in the healthcare profession since 1974. He came to Hannibal as President and CEO of Hannibal Regional Hospital in 1992.

The Healthcare System board has formed a search committee to find Grossmeier’s replacement.