No. 8: Audrey Meyers

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Meyers

Meyers joined Valley Hospital in 1980 and was named president and chief executive officer in 1999, and assumed that role for Valley Health System in 2003. Meyers is one of the longest-serving CEOs in the state and is now overseeing construction of a health and wellness campus that includes a new 372-bed hospital in Paramus that is expected to open in 2023.

The hospital is relocating there from its longtime home in Ridgewood. Meyers, who served as chair of the New Jersey Hospital Association in 2012, runs the fifth-busiest hospital in New Jersey and an organization that employs more than 5,000 physicians and staff. Her career accomplishments include strategic affiliations with the Mount Sinai Health System and the Cleveland Clinic.

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