HOUGHTON — Chief Executive Officer of UPHS – Portage Jeff Lang will be leaving his position effective August 31st.

Lang held the CEO position for two years and will be leaving to take on a new position with a different organization, according to a press release. UPHS – Portage has already named Roy Vinson as interim CEO.

Vinson is a Life Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and has more than 40 years of healthcare management experience and expertise in the Upper Peninsula. The press release also states that Vinson is skilled at guiding top hospitals through leadership transitions. Vinson will be on site starting August 14th.