EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSCraig Richards Named Mildred Mitchell-Bateman CEO
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Reported: Nov. 5, 2013 8:06 AM EST
Updated: Nov. 5, 2013 9:06 AM EST
Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia
A state Department of Health and Human Resources official has been named chief executive officer of Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospital.
Craig Richards' appointment is effect Nov. 16, DHHR Secretary Karen Bowling said in a news release.
Richards will replace Pat Franz, who has served as interim CEO of the state psychiatric hospital in Huntington since September.
Richards has served at the DHHR for more than 19 years. He currently is deputy commissioner for finance and administration for the Bureau for Behavioral Health and Health Facilities.
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