(CNN Money) — Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase announced the leader of their new health care company.

Dr. Atul Gawande, a renowned surgeon and writer, has been named CEO of the new health care venture.

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Gawande practices general and endocrine surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and is a professor at Harvard Medical School. He’s a staff writer for The New Yorker and has written four New York Times bestsellers.

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Berkshire’s Warren Buffett and JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon announced the venture last year to give their employees better options on health care.

“Jamie, Jeff and I are confident that we have found in Atul the leader who will get this important job done,” Buffett said in an announcement Tuesday.

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