LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2012--
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today
announced that Ann C. Berzin has opted not to stand for re-election to
the Board of Directors at the 2012 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms.
Berzin’s term will expire effective upon conclusion of the Company’s
2012 annual meeting of shareholders. Ms. Berzin serves as the Chair of
the Company’s Nominating and Governance Committee and as a member of the
Audit Committee. Ms. Berzin has served on the Kindred Board since
Paul J. Diaz, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kindred stated,
“I would like to thank Ann Berzin for her service on the Kindred Board.
Ann has been instrumental in focusing our Board on best practices and
has challenged our management team to grow and improve the Company. Her
commitment to Kindred, its shareholders and our mission of providing
quality healthcare services has been a source of strength for our Board
and management team over these last several years.”
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-150 private employer in the United
States, is a healthcare services company based in Louisville, Kentucky
with annual revenues of $6 billion and approximately 76,900 employees in
46 states. At September 30, 2011, Kindred through its subsidiaries
provided healthcare services in over 2,250 locations, including 120
long-term acute care hospitals, five inpatient rehabilitation hospitals,
224 nursing and rehabilitation centers, 23 sub-acute units, 47 hospice
and homecare locations, 102 inpatient rehabilitation units
(hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business,
RehabCare, which served approximately 1,740 non-affiliated facilities.
Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies
for three years in a row, Kindred’s mission is to promote healing,
provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient,
resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve.
For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.
Source: Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Richard A. Lechleiter, 502-596-7734
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer