LOS ANGELES (AP) β€” Trustees have announced that James Cuno will become president and chief executive of the J. Paul Getty Trust in Los Angeles.

The announcement was made Monday. The 60-year-old Cuno has been president and Eloise W. Martin director of the Art Institute of Chicago since 2004. He will take over at the Getty on Aug. 1.

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Cuno replaces James Wood, who died in July 2010.

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Before coming to the Getty, Wood also served as president and director of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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