BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) today announced the appointment of Christopher R. Reidy to the Encompass Health board of directors, effective October 1, 2021. This appointment will expand the Encompass Health board to 15 director seats as part of its ongoing succession planning.
Mr. Reidy joins the Encompass Health board with significant experience in healthcare, finance, accounting, strategic planning, and information technology and security. Mr. Reidy currently serves as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer of Becton, Dickinson and Company, one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world. Prior to joining BD in 2013, he served as the corporate vice president and chief financial officer for ADP Corporation.
“We are pleased that Chris, an extremely accomplished and respected executive, will bring a wide and diverse range of skills and experiences to the Encompass Health Board,” said Leo I. Higdon Jr., Chairman of Encompass Health’s Board of Directors. “The appointment of Chris reflects our commitment to adding new skills and perspectives in order to facilitate board transition as part of our succession planning, while maintaining the Company’s position as the leading provider of integrated healthcare services in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.”
“I am excited to join the Encompass Health Board and help advance the Company’s commitment to delivering high-quality, cost-effective integrated care,” said Mr. Reidy. “The Company is a recognized leader in the healthcare industry.”
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility–based and home–based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 144 hospitals, 249 home health locations, and 94 hospice locations in 42 states and Puerto Rico, the Company provides high–quality, cost-effective integrated healthcare. Encompass Health is ranked as one of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
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