Peter Marinoff, current COO of Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in Frankfort, has been named the hospital's new leader. He replaces Jim Austin, who is retiring effective Sept. 3. Austin will continue to serve at Kalkaska Memorial Health Center as administrator until his retirement next year.
"Peter has demonstrated leadership and ability as chief operating officer at Paul Oliver for the past three years," said Munson Healthcare President and CEO Ed Ness in announcing his promotion. "He is well acquainted with the health needs of the region and is focused on ensuring Benzie County residents will continue to enjoy access to medical care that is close to home."
Marinoff joined Munson Healthcare in 1999 as an accountant. In 2007, he was named director of operations at Paul Oliver and became COO in 2009.