LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2016--
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred” or the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today
announced the appointment of Jason Zachariah as President of Kindred
Rehabilitation Services (“KRS”), effective immediately. Mr. Zachariah
will be a member of Kindred’s Executive Committee.
Mr. Zachariah, who joined the Company in 2006, was previously Chief
Operating Officer of Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services. Mr.
Zachariah has been responsible for the Company’s hospital rehabilitation
services business since July 2013. Prior to that appointment, he served
in various roles in the Company’s Hospital Division, including Chief
Operating Officer/Executive Director for the division’s
He succeeds Jon B. Rousseau, who is leaving the Company to pursue other
interests. Mr. Rousseau joined Kindred in July 2013 and had served as
President of KRS since April 2015.
“We are fortunate to have someone with Jason’s passion and experience
ready to lead KRS,” said Kent H. Wallace, Kindred’s Chief Operating
Officer. “Jason is a natural leader and we look forward to the energy
and enthusiasm he will bring to his new role that will allow us to
continue to grow the business and improve the outcomes and quality of
care for our patients. We thank Jon for his tireless dedication and the
strategies he implemented that helped us expand KRS.”
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-90 private employer in the United
States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in
Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of approximately $7.2 billion(1).
At June 30, 2016, Kindred through its subsidiaries had approximately
101,800 employees providing healthcare services in 2,684 locations in 46
states, including 97 transitional care hospitals, 19 inpatient
rehabilitation hospitals, 92 nursing centers, 19 sub-acute units, 617
Kindred at Home home health, hospice and non-medical home care sites of
service, 105 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and
contract rehabilitation service businesses which served 1,735
non-affiliated sites of service. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s
Most Admired Healthcare Companies for seven years, Kindred’s mission is
to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for
each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and
shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.
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Revenues based upon Kindred consolidated revenues for the twelve
months ended June 30, 2016.
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