Navigation Links
Hill-Rom Announces the Appointment of Kay Napier to the Board and the Resignation of Patrick Ryan
Date:7/20/2009

BATESVILLE, Ind., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC), today announced the appointment of Kay Napier to its Board of Directors. Napier, a past senior executive at The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) and McDonald's Corporation, was elected to join the Hill-Rom Board of Directors. Patrick Ryan, who has been a Board Member for Hill-Rom since 2007, resigned from the Board today.

"Kay brings a long-established track record of marketing and general management expertise to the Board," said Rolf A. Classon, chairman of the Board of Directors for Hill-Rom. "We are pleased to add her talents and tremendous experience to our Board. At the same time, we are sorry to lose the services of Pat Ryan, who brought to the board deep health care and leadership experience."

Napier was instrumental in reaching health care and women's markets in the promotion of products at Procter & Gamble and McDonald's Corp. She rose from assistant brand manager to vice president and general manager of Procter & Gamble's then $800 million North American pharmaceutical business, where she launched the osteoporosis drug Actonel. Then, as senior vice president of marketing at McDonald's in 2002, she led the development and execution of the company's strategy to reinvigorate its business with women and families with launches of McDonald's Premium Salads and other balanced lifestyle offerings. Napier now serves as a Director on the Board of the Alberto Culver Company, the Board of Exact Sciences and the Board of Catholic Health Care Partners. She holds an MBA from Xavier University and a BA from Georgetown University.

"As health care across the full continuum of care continues to be more consumer driven, Kay will provide outstanding counsel to the Board and management in the pursuit of Hill-Rom's strategy," commented Peter H. Soderberg, president and Chief Executive Officer for Hill-Rom.

ABOUT HILL-ROM

Hill-Rom is a leading worldwide manufacturer and provider of medical technologies and related services for the health care industry, including patient support systems, safe mobility and handling solutions, non-invasive therapeutic products for a variety of acute and chronic medical conditions, medical equipment rentals and information technology solutions. Hill-Rom's comprehensive product and service offerings are used by health care providers across the health care continuum and around the world in hospitals, extended care facilities and home care settings to enhance the safety and quality of patient care.

Hill-Rom. . .enhancing outcomes for patients and their caregivers.

www.hill-rom.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Hill-Rom
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Hospitals Could Improve Outcomes for Patients and Save Millions According to Hill-Rom 10th Annual Pressure Ulcer Survey
2. Hill-Rom Announces Singapore Will Be Site for Asia-Pacific Innovation Center
3. Hill-Rom Introduces Fashionable, Affordable Bed for Home and Post-Acute Care Patients
4. Cerner Corporation and Hill-Rom Partner to Unify Hospital Care Delivery
5. Hill-Rom Selects NanoHorizons to Provide Antimicrobial Protection for Hill-Rom Products Using Nanotechnology
6. Hillenbrand Releases Investor Roadshow Materials and Updated Financial Guidance Related to Separation Of Hill-Rom and Batesville Casket
7. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Announces Completion of Separation of Hillenbrand Industries Creating Two Public Companies
8. Hill-Roms NaviCare(R) WatchChild(R) Solution Provides Enhanced Information Technology Solutions for Obstetrical Care
9. Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. Invites You to Join Its Fiscal 2008 Second Quarter Earnings Webcast
10. Hill-Rom to Present at the Bank of America 2008 Health Care Conference
11. Hill-Rom to Present at the Citi Healthcare Conference
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/5/2016)... Tacoma, Washington (PRWEB) , ... December 05, 2016 ... ... grand opening of its latest transitional care facility – Avamere Transitional Care ... The 39,936 square foot short-term, post-acute health care center will provide patients recovering ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... ... with leading global lifestyle design firm kathy ireland® Worldwide for five additional years, ... Worldwide entered into an exclusive licensing agreement three years ago to design and ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) , ... December 05, 2016 ... ... across ethnic, gender, and geographic lines. The goal of Castlewood Treatment Centers has ... disorder treatment accessible to as many people as possible. In that spirit, ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... December 05, 2016 , ... Florida Hospital ... Hospital West Florida Region. McGuinness brings experience in executive leadership and clinical practice, ... and leaders. , In her new role, that officially begins December 12, 2016, ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... ... ... Sabah Shah MD, MBA has joined the Retina Group of New York (RGONY) ... James M. Maisel, MD and has been providing tertiary medical and surgical retinal care on ... surpassing expectations amongst her peers. Growing up in a family of doctors, Dr. Shah ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:12/5/2016)... Spain Glaucoma Surgery Devices Market Outlook to 2022 ... Market Outlook to 2022", provides key market data on ... value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) ... Micro Catheters and Glaucoma Drainage Devices. The report ... each of these market segements, and global corporate-level profiles ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... , Dec. 5, 2016 Special purpose needles ... samples such as fluid and cells from organs or lumps ... shapes, and sizes. The global market for special purpose needles ... population. In terms of revenue, the global special purpose needles ... during the forecast period (2016–2026) and is expected to be ...
(Date:12/5/2016)... RATON, Fla. , Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ ... Public Research (the Florida Institute) announced today ... LLC, an Orlando -based company ... The Florida Institute supports new company creation based ... for companies spinning out of Florida-based universities and research ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: