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Cross Country Healthcare Completes CEO Transition

Cross Country Healthcare Completes CEO Transition

Cross Country Healthcare, Inc. has announced today that William J. Grubbs became the Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, effective July 5, 2013. In March, the Company announced that Joseph A. Boshart, who had been the CEO and President since 1994, would be retiring in July 2013 and that Grubbs would be transitioning into that role. Effective July 5, 2013, Mr. Boshart also retired as a Director of the Company. Mr. Boshart led the Company from its private ownership through its IPO in 2001 and its growth as a publicly traded company over the past decade, including several successful acquisitions.

"I've had an incredible experience at Cross Country and, after working with Bill through a transition period the past few months, I'm confident I'm leaving it in good hands," said Boshart.

Before joining Cross Country Healthcare, Mr. Grubbs was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of TrueBlue, Inc. /quotes/zigman/494852/quotes/nls/tbi TBI0.58% , a staffing company, from October 2012 through March 2013. From 2005 through 2011, Mr. Grubbs held various senior executive positions, including Chief Operating Officer, with SFN Group, Inc., a staffing company formerly known as Spherion Corporation. He has more than 25 years of staffing experience.

"Cross Country has a stellar history, a great reputation and an excellent team. I am very excited to build on this strong foundation to drive value for our customers and shareholders," said Grubbs.

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