On Feb. 14, Folsom-based South Jersey Industries, an energy services holding company, appointed Cooper University Health Care Co-President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin O’Dowd to its board of directors.
In his current role at Cooper, which he has held since 2018, O’Dowd is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day operation for the health system. He previously served the organization as senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer, overseeing business and organizational development.
Prior to joining Cooper, O’Dowd held a number of high profile, state and federal government legal positions, including serving as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey and deputy attorney general in the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office.
“We are proud to have Kevin join our diverse and experienced board of directors”, said Mike Renna, president and CEO of SJI. “His wealth of legal, regulatory and strategic experience will be beneficial as we work to advance SJI while maintaining a focus on high-quality, regulated earnings growth.”v