VH’s former CEO and President is honored for his past service

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Valley Health (VH) announced by email that their former President and CEO Mark Merrill has been awarded for his past services.

Sept. 22 the Virginia Hospital Healthcare Association gave Merrill the Distinguished Service Award.

The award is presented to a past or current Chief Executive Officer with a long record of performing outstanding valuable and unique services to the hospital and healthcare community.

After spending 11 of his 35 year long career in healthcare Merrill retired from VH in 2020.

During his 11 years at VH Merrill is credited with many significant achievements such as completing new facilities or renovations at VH’s six hospitals among other accomplishment.

Merrill was recognized by the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber in 2016 at the  Greater Good Awards.

Most recently Merrill continues to serve the commonwealth being appointed to the State’s Transportation Board by then Governor Northam.

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