Corporate Governance - Biography
|M. Keith Weikel, Ph.D.|
M. Keith Weikel, Ph.D. M. Keith Weikel, Ph.D. (74) has served as a director of the Company since July 16, 2003. On December 31, 2006, Dr. Weikel retired as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Manor Care, Inc., a health-care provider, where he began his career in 1984 with Manor HealthCare Corporation, an operating subsidiary of Manor Care, Inc. Dr. Weikel is currently a member of the Federation of American Hospitals and the Alliance for Quality Long Term Care and serves as Director Emeritus for Manor Care, Inc. and as a director for Direct Supply, Inc. As a result of his experience as Commissioner of the Medical Services Administration of the Department of Health and Human Services and his years of business experience as an executive leader, Dr. Weikel has a deep understanding of the health care system. Dr. Weikel has a strong record of leadership in large health care company operations and his tenure on the Company’s Board provides him with a deep familiarity with the Company’s business and industry. As the former COO of Manor Care, Dr. Weikel brings an important perspective to his service as a director for the Company due to his extensive operations experience.