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|Hanger announces Jay Wendt to lead Products & Services|
Austin, Texas, May 24, 2018 – Hanger, Inc. today announced that Jay Wendt, who is currently acting as west zone vice president (ZVP) of Hanger Clinic, will be promoted to the role of President, Products & Services, effective July 1, 2018. In his new role, Wendt will lead Hanger's Southern Prosthetic Supply (SPS), Accelerated Care Plus (ACP), and SureFit businesses.
Wendt joined Hanger Clinic as west zone vice president in 2011 from his role as a division vice president of operations for Apria Healthcare Group, a leading U.S. provider of home healthcare medical equipment, products and services. His previous experience includes progressive leadership roles in the healthcare industry, including sales and marketing, after launching his early career as a respiratory therapist. He obtained his master of business administration from Baylor University, his bachelor of science in healthcare administration and associate of science in respiratory therapy from Texas State University in San Marcos.
"Jay is a recognized leader in our industry, and I look forward to working with him in this new capacity," said Hanger, Inc. President & CEO Vinit Asar. "He brings deep experience and knowledge of patient care, healthcare services, business operations and strategy to his leadership of Products and Services."
With Wendt's promotion, a search is underway for his replacement in the Hanger Clinic ZVP role.
About Hanger, Inc. – Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (OTC PINK: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 patient care locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With over 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger's vision is to lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.
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