Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) announced that Barry H. Ostrowsky, president and chief executive officer, RWJBarnabas Health, has been elected to its board of directors, effective Feb. 20.
Mr. Ostrowsky joined Saint Barnabas Medical Center in 1991 as executive vice president and general counsel and served in the same role when Barnabas Health was created in 1996. At Barnabas Health, he became president and chief operating officer in 2010 and president and chief executive officer in 2012. In April 2016, with the merger of Barnabas Health and Robert Wood Johnson Health System, he assumed his present position. He has 20 years of experience, strong leadership skills and broad knowledge of the health care industry.
“Barry’s vast experience in leading one of the largest health care systems in our region through this challenging, dynamic and highly regulated environment, combined with his widely acclaimed prominence as a role model of corporate citizenship makes him an invaluable addition to our board of directors,” said Ralph Izzo, PSEG’s chairman, president and chief executive officer.
Prior to Mr. Ostrowsky’s tenure at RWJBarnabas, he was a senior partner in the law firm of Brach, Eichler, Rosenberg, Silver, Bernstein, Hammer and Gladstone. He currently serves on the board of directors of RWJBarnabas Health, Cerebral Palsy of North Jersey, Public Media NJ, Inc. and the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce. He has played an active role in shaping the evolution of New Jersey’s health care delivery system and worked closely with physicians, hospitals and insurers to improve the health and wellness of our state’s diverse communities.Related Articles: