Tony Young has been named CEO of the American Red Cross San Diego-Imperial Counties Chapter. He will replace Joe W. Craver, who is retiring.

Young represents the 4th District on the San Diego City Council. He was first elected in 2004, and was named council president in 2010.

Craver, the outgoing CEO, took the top job at the Red Cross chapter in January 2008 after serving as interim CEO for eight months.

The area Red Cross chapter has an annual budget of $13 million.

— SDBJ Staff Report