Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, today announced a leadership change in North America.
“I want to thank Ron for his many years of outstanding contributions – most notably his strong stewardship of our strategic shift toward building a coordinated care network for patients and we wish Ron all the best in his future endeavors” said Rice Powell, Chief Executive Officer of Fresenius Medical Care and Chairman of the Management Board. “I am incredibly proud of the world class executive and operations team we have assembled and the unparalleled care network we have built. Bill’s successful record and his extensive management experience within FMCNA and the health care field qualify him superbly for the position. I am confident he is the right leader for FMCNA as we continue to grow and integrate our businesses into a coordinated care network”.
Stephan Sturm, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Fresenius Medical Care Management AG, said: “Bill Valle has made outstanding contributions to the success of Fresenius Medical Care over the years. With his excellent understanding of the strategic opportunities and challenges ahead of us, Bill’s leadership will ensure the continued success of the company”.
Fresenius Medical Care is the world’s largest provider of products and services for individuals with renal diseases, of which around 2.8 million patients worldwide regularly undergo dialysis treatment. Through its network of 3,579 dialysis clinics, Fresenius Medical Care provides dialysis treatments for 306,366 patients around the globe. Fresenius Medical Care is also the leading provider of dialysis products such as dialysis machines or dialyzers. Along with the core business, the company focuses on expanding the range of additional medical services in the field of care coordination.
For more information about Fresenius Medical Care, visit the Company’s website at www.freseniusmedicalcare.com
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