Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital President and CEO to retire

The hospital system made the announcement in a news release Thursday.

Posted: Nov 29, 2018 1:53 PM

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.

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