OWINGS MILLS, Md., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a provider of leading clinically-proven portion controlled weight-loss programs, today announced the appointment of John P. Daniels and Sr. Cathy Maguire, RSM, to the Medifast Board of Directors. With the addition of Mr. Daniels and Sr. Maguire, the Medifast Board of Directors is now comprised of fourteen members, ten of which are classified as independent under the rules of the New York Stock Exchange.
Colonel Brad MacDonald, USMC (Ret.), chairman of the Board of Directors of Medifast, Inc. commented, "We are pleased that John and Cathy have agreed to join the Board of Medifast at this important time in the company's history. John and Cathy's experience in the health and wellness industry, especially within the hospital, clinic, and physician channels, will be valuable as Medifast expands its footprint in 2009 and beyond. We look forward to their leadership and commitment to the customers, employees and shareholders of Medifast."
Mr. John P. McDaniel is a seasoned healthcare executive with more than 26 years of experience as a chief executive officer, most recently at MedStar Health in Columbia, Maryland. He managed one of the most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in the mid-Atlantic region with annual revenues exceeding $3 billion, encompassing 25,000 employees, which included 5,000 physicians and eight leading hospitals and other health related businesses. Mr. McDaniel has a degree in Business Administration from
Sr. Cathy Maguire RSM, is a member of the Sisters of Mercy with the special ministry of SILOAM, serving the
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