Kettering Health Network, Dayton, Ohio, has promoted Terri Day to president, according to a news release.
Day, 52, has served as Kettering's executive vice president of operations since November 2010. Fred Manchur, the system's former president and CEO, will continue with Kettering solely in the CEO role.
“Terri brings a tremendous amount of organizational and financial skills to her new position,” Manchur said in the news release (PDF)
. “She is highly qualified to guide the organization's structure to fully operate as one network. This strategy will help to effectively utilize the strength of our network so that patients will continue to have the same exceptional experience at each of our hospitals and outpatient facilities.”
Before joining Kettering, Day served as vice president of Adventist Health, Roseville, Calif. Day is the first woman to serve as president at Kettering. Her primary responsibilities will include focusing on alignment for all Kettering facilities, including the system's five hospitals. Not-for-profit Kettering is affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist Church.