Ron Harr to lead Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Oct. 1

Ron Harr to lead Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce Oct. 1

June 29th, 2012 by Staff Report in Business Around the Region

Ron Harr, new CEO of the Chattanooga Area of Commerce, speaks during the 2010 Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting in this file photo.

Photo by Dan Henry/Times Free Press.

Former health care executive Ron Harr will formally become the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce's chief executive on Oct. 1.

Starting Sunday, Harr joins the business group as incoming CEO, according to the Chamber.

On Oct. 1, Harr will replace Tom Edd Wilson, who will become CEO emeritus. Wilson plans to retire from the Chamber in early 2013.

Harr, who formerly worked for BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, was picked for the Chamber post in March.