LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2015--
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today
announced the appointment of Joseph L. Landenwich as General Counsel and
Corporate Secretary. Mr. Landenwich will assume the role following the
retirement of M. Suzanne Riedman, General Counsel and Chief Diversity
Officer, effective January 31, 2016.
Ms. Riedman has served as Kindred’s General Counsel since August 1999
and as Chief Diversity Officer since December 2010. She joined the
Company as Counsel in September 1995 and became Associate General
Counsel in January 1996.
Mr. Landenwich has served as co-General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
since May 2012. He joined the Company in 1996 and was named Corporate
Secretary in November 1999.
“We thank Suzanne for her years of dedicated service and the invaluable
guidance and advice she has provided on countless issues,” said Benjamin
A. Breier, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company.
“Suzanne will be missed by me personally and by all who had the benefit
of working with her.”
“Joe’s tireless dedication, expert legal advice and professional counsel
during his tenure with Kindred have been instrumental in our strategic
growth and development,” Mr. Breier said. “This promotion also
recognizes his invaluable leadership in the development efforts of the
Company and oversight of all our corporate legal functions over many
years, as well as his steady counsel to me and the other members of the
senior leadership team.”
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-95 private employer in the United
States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in
Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion(1).
At September 30, 2015, Kindred through its subsidiaries had
approximately 102,200 employees providing healthcare services in 2,723
locations in 47 states, including 95 transitional care hospitals, 18
inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, 90 nursing centers, 20 sub-acute
units, 626 Kindred at Home home health, hospice and non-medical home
care sites of service, 101 inpatient rehabilitation units
(hospital-based) and a contract rehabilitation services business,
RehabCare, which served 1,773 non-affiliated sites of service. Ranked as
one of Fortune magazine’s Most Admired Healthcare Companies for six
years, 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.
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Revenues were computed by combining the twelve months ended December
31, 2014 data for Kindred, Gentiva Health Services, Inc., which was
acquired by the Company on February 2, 2015, and Centerre Healthcare
Corporation, which was acquired by the Company on January 1, 2015.
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