Atul Gawande Atul Gawande was named chief executive offer for Haven in July 2018.

Atul Gawande made a splash when he was announced as the man who would be spearheading Haven, the much-talked-about health care venture created by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase. Now, not even two years after his appointment, Gawande is planning to step down and take on a “less operational role,” according to the Wall Street Journal.

Sources told WSJ that Gawande wants to focus instead on policy and advocacy, particularly in light of the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is the current deputy editor for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she spent the past eight years writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.

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