A former hospital leader in Jay County has accepted a new position.

Dave Hyatt, who served as CEO of Jay County Hospital and then president of IU Health Jay, last month became chief operating office of Riverview Health in Noblesville.

Hyatt was hired as Jay County Hospital’s CEO in 2013 and then became president of the facility after its integration with IU Health in early 2018. He moved on to become vice president of system rural strategy for IU Health in mid-2020, while retaining his responsibilities as president of IU Health Blackford.

As COO of Riverview health, he oversees areas including environmental services, food services, facilities and security.

Hyatt, now a Yorktown resident, served as president of operations at IU Health Starke and vice president of strategy and ambulatory services at IU Health LaPorte before before coming to Jay County.



AEP donates

Indiana Michigan Power recently announced two grants in support of Muncie Mission.

The company, through the AEP Foundation, provided a $20,000 grant to support the organization’s role in enhancing Muncie’s HUB program. An additional $5,000 grant will go toward Muncie Mission’s meals program.

“Year-round, and especially during the winter season, everyone knows how critical these services can be for those without a warm place to sleep or access to a meal,” said I&M external affairs manager Rob Keisling in a press release. “This grant from the AEP Foundation helps ensure this organization, which has been operating for over 90 years, continues its crucial programs for those in need in Muncie and Delaware County.”



Ardagh honored

Ardagh, which operates glass manufacturing facilities in Dunkirk and Winchester, has earned another honor for its efforts in sustainability.

CDP, an international not-for-profit that helps with managing environmental impacts, gave Ardagh an A rating for its supplier engagement. The award is for the company’s level of detail, comprehensiveness, awareness of climate change issues and … methods and progress towards actions taken on climate change with suppliers.”



Invenergy names

Invenergy has named Omar Martino as its executive vice president for markets and regulatory.

Martino previously held similar positions with Lightsource BP, EDF Renewable Energy, Terra-Green Power and RES-Americas. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Colorado.

“Omar is a leader with a proven track record for understanding the intricacies of energy industry market policies and effectively delivering thoughtful and innovative solutions,” said Jim Shield, Senior Executive Vice President & Development Business Leader at Invenergy. “His vast knowledge of our industry and management experience will provide an important strategic perspective to the Invenergy team and our partners.”

Invenergy is working toward construction of Skycrest Solar in northwest Jay County.



Executive retiring

Dollar Tree executive chairman Bob Sasser announced his retirement Friday.

Sasser has been with Dollar Tree since 1999, first serving as its chief operating officer. He later added the title of president, and then became CEO in 2003. He has led the company’s board of directors for the last five years.

“Bob Sasser has left an indelible mark on Dollar Tree as a result of his outstanding leadership skills, business acumen and commitment to excellence,” said Dollar Tree president and CEO Michael Witynski in a press release. “He has been the engineer of the company’s success and growth over the last 23 years.”