MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WTVA) -- Meri Armour, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital President and CEO, is leaving the hospital system next year.
Le Bonheur made the announcement in a news release Thursday afternoon.
Armour was appointed to the position in 2006 and worked to establish Le Bonheur as a leader in pediatric excellence.
She helped raise funds and design the 255-bed hospital that opened in 2010.
She also created and is working on fundraising for a $100 million endowment to secure the hospital's future.
Le Bonheur has started a search for a new president and CEO.