La-Z-Boy Inc., of Monroe, has promoted Otis S. Sawyer to senior vice president, corporate operations, from chief information officer. In addition, Richard M. Gabrys has been elected to the board of directors.
University Medical Center and St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, both of Toledo, are among the 100 Top Hospitals Performance Leaders across the nation for 2005, according to a study by Solucient, an information products company for the health-care industry.
Business Achievements, with news of management promotions, corporate board appointments, and awards, runs each week. Send announcements to Becky Baker, The Blade, P.O. Box 921, Toledo, OH, 43697-0921. Write "Business Achievements" on the envelope or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.