The NHS Trust Development Authority has confirmed the reappointment of Jules Preston as chairman of Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust board for a three-year period.
Mr Preston has held senior positions with the Manpower Services Commission and Sunderland City Training and Enterprise Council.
He has also served for six years as chairman of a foundation trust and has broad experience of serving on boards in public, private and voluntary sectors.
Mr Preston said: “These are challenging but exciting times for the trust and thanks to the hard work, talent and dedication of our people and the support of our partners, we are making good progress.”
He has been appointed from April 1 2013 until March 1 2016 and is entitled to receive £39,406 per annum.