Arkansas Children's Hospital CEO Jonathan Bates Announces Retirement by Mark Friedman Posted 12/7/2012 01:05 pm Updated 3 years ago Jonathan Bates, CEO of Arkansas Children's Hospital, announces his retirement on Friday. He will step down at the end of June 2013. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.