New CEO named for McLaren Port Huron

The McLaren Port Huron Board of Trustees has appointed a new President and CEO. Eric Cecava will take the reigns of the Port Huron hospital starting August 3rd. He succeeds former CEO Jennifer Montgomery, who has accepted a new position within the McLaren health system. Cecava has served as Chief Operating Officer of McLaren Port Huron since December of 2018, prior to that, Cecava served as Chief Operating Officer at Adena Health System in south central Ohio.  He holds an Masters in Business Administration from the Ohio State University.  “I am honored to have the opportunity to continue to deliver on the promise of providing high-quality, accessible health care close to home,” Cecava said in a statement to WPHM.  “I was drawn to McLaren Port Huron in 2018 because of McLaren’s great reputation across the state of Michigan, and I was attracted to the beauty of the Thumb region and the friendliness of people in the community. That feeling became even more evident as I interacted with the Board of Trustees, leadership, employees and the medical staff.”