Southampton Hospital’s board of directors on July 12 elected Kenneth B. Wright its chairman. He succeeds Peter Larsen who was a member of the board for 15 years and served 10 years as chairman.
A hospital board member since 2004, Mr. Wright was previously co-vice chairman along with attorney Richard J. Hiegel. He serves on the board’s executive, facilities and properties, finance and budget, and public affairs committees.
Born at Southampton Hospital, Mr. Wright is the son of the late Dr. Kenneth B. Wright, who at one time served as the hospital’s chief of surgery.
Mr. Wright is a resident of Southampton and is the founder of Wright & Company Construction Inc. in Bridgehampton.