SAN DIEGO, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. (NYSE: AHS), the nation's largest healthcare staffing company, announced today that Hala Moddelmog, President and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has joined the company's Board of Directors.
"Hala brings valuable experience to AMN Healthcare's Board of Directors through her leadership in the global breast cancer movement and, previously, as a strong president and strategic leader of a successful division within a publicly traded company," said Susan R. Nowakowski, President and Chief Executive Officer of AMN Healthcare. "Hala's experience building leading brands, combined with her ability to positively influence the direction of healthcare policy as CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the world's largest breast cancer organization, will add a valuable dimension to AMN's Board."
"Quality healthcare is one of the most pressing issues facing our country today," said Ms. Moddelmog. "AMN Healthcare delivers a crucial service to healthcare facilities and patients nationwide and I am looking forward to working with the company's directors and management team to achieve the company's long-term goals."
Ms. Moddelmog has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen for the Cure since September 2006. Prior to joining the Komen organization, she served as founder and CEO of Catalytic Ventures, a private equity firm that consulted and invested in the food service industry. From 1995 to 2004, she was the President of Church's Chicken, a division of AFC Enterprises, the first woman to lead a quick-service brand. She also held executive management and marketing positions at Church's Chicken, Arby's Franchise Association and BellSouth. Ms. Moddelmog earned a bachelor's degree in English from Georgia Southern University and a master's degree in journalism and mass communications from the University of Georgia.
About AMN Healthcare
AMN Healthcare Services, Inc. is the largest temporary healthcare staffing company in the United States. The company is the largest nationwide provider of travel nurse staffing services, locum tenens staffing services (temporary physician staffing) and physician permanent placement services, and also a leading nationwide provider of allied healthcare staffing services. AMN Healthcare recruits healthcare professionals both nationally and internationally and places them on variable lengths of assignments and in permanent positions at acute-care hospitals, physician practice groups and other healthcare facilities throughout the United States. For more information, visit http://www.amnhealthcare.com.
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|SOURCE AMN Healthcare Services, Inc.|
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