Chris Blair has been named chief executive officer of Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville.
Blair has served as interim CEO since early March and became the chief administrative officer of Siloam Springs Regional Hospital in April of 2022.
"Chris is a great choice to lead Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville," Robert Petrino, M.D., chair of the Northwest Medical Center board said in a statement. "His clinical background and extensive leadership experience will positively impact the care and services we provide."
Northwest Medical Center -- Bentonville is a 124-bed acute care facility offering cardiac care.
Blair has held several leadership roles during his career. He served in the U.S. Navy and earned his bachelor's degree in nursing from Excelsior College and a master's of business administration from Texas Women's University, according to a release.