Dale St. Arnold, president and chief operating officer of St. Benedict's Hospital, has been promoted in the Holy Cross Health System to executive vice president and chief operating officer of Mt. Carmel East Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

The announcement was made by Daniel J. Wolterman, president and chief executive officer of Holy Cross Health Services of Utah. He said St. Arnold will leave April 30.David L. Jones, president and chief operating officer of Holy Cross Professional Services and Holy Cross Utah Management Co., has been appointed acting president and chief operating officer of St. Benedict's Hospital, effective April 30.

Prior to joining Holy Cross, Jones was the administrator of the Western Rehabilitation Institute in Salt Lake City.

"Mr. St. Arnold has provided excellent leadership at St. Benedict's since 1987. Under his guidance, St. Benedicts has evolved into a major, regional health-care provider for northern Utah," said Wolterman.