People: Hanger Inc (HGR.N)

HGR.N on New York Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Thomas Cooper

70 2013 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Vinit Asar

48 2012 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

George McHenry

61 2004 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary

Rebecca Hast

63 2011 President of Linkia, LLC

Kenneth Wilson

51 2011 President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Prosthetic Supply, Inc.

Richmond Taylor

65 1999 Executive Vice President; President & Chief Operating Officer of Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc., & HPO, Inc.

Walt Meffert

50 2010 Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Thomas Hartman

51 2009 Vice President, General Counsel

Russell Allen

43 2011 Vice President, Treasurer

Andrew Morton

48 2010 Vice President - Human Resources

Melissa Debes

50 2014 Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President, Controller

Richard Pettingill

65 2014 Director

Asif Ahmad

2014 Independent Director

Christopher Begley

61 2013 Independent Director

Cynthia Feldmann

61 2003 Independent Director

Eric Green

52 2001 Independent Director

Stephen Hare

60 2010 Independent Director

Patricia Shrader

63 2011 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Thomas Cooper

Dr. Thomas P. Cooper, M.D., is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Hanger Inc. He is a partner of Aperture Venture Partners, a venture capital firm. He is the Chairman of the Board of VeriCare Management Inc., a member of the boards of Kindred Healthcare, Inc. and IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc., and served as an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia University School of Business. From 1991 to 2006, Dr. Cooper was the Chief Executive Officer of VeriCare Management, Inc., which provides mental health services to patients in long-term care facilities. From May 1989 to January 1997, Dr. Cooper served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mobilex U.S.A., a provider of mobile diagnostic services to long-term care facilities. Dr. Cooper was the founder of Spectrum Emergency Care, a provider of emergency physicians to hospitals, and Correctional Medical Systems, a provider of health services to correctional facilities.

Vinit Asar

Mr. Vinit K. Asar is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Hanger Inc. Mr. Asar came to Hanger from the Medical Device & Diagnostic sector at Johnson & Johnson, having worked at the Ethicon, Ethicon-Endo-Surgery, Cordis and Biosense Webster franchises. During his 18 year career at Johnson & Johnson, Mr. Asar held various roles of increasing responsibility in Finance, Product Development, Manufacturing, and Marketing and Sales in the US and in Europe. Prior to joining Hanger, Mr. Asar was the Worldwide Vice-President at Biosense Webster, the Electrophysiology division of Johnson & Johnson, responsible for the Worldwide Sales, Marketing and Services organizations. Mr. Asar has a B.S.B.A from Aquinas College and an M.B.A. from Lehigh University.

George McHenry

Mr. George E. McHenry Jr. is no longer Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Secretary of Hanger Inc., effective December 31, 2014. He was appointed as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer since October 2001 and Secretary on 2004. From 1987 until he joined in October 2001, Mr. McHenry served as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary of U.S. Vision, Inc. Prior to joining U.S. Vision, Inc., he was employed principally as a Senior Manager by the firms of Touche Ross & Co. (now Deloitte & Touche) and Main Hurdman (now KPMG LLP) from 1974 to 1987. Mr. McHenry is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from St. Joseph's University.

Rebecca Hast

Ms. Rebecca J. Hast is President of Linkia, LLC, a subsidiary of Hanger Inc. Prior to joining Linkia, Ms. Hast was with United Healthgroup Incorporated, a healthcare company that offers a broad spectrum of products and services through two distinct platforms: UnitedHealthcare, which provides health care coverage and benefits services; and Optum, which provides information and technology-enabled health services. Ms. Hast held a variety of positions from 1999 to 2004, leaving United Healthgroup as Senior Vice President, Development for the Dental Benefit Providers, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Healthgroup's Specialty Services Division (now Optum). Prior to joining United Healthgroup, Ms. Hast held management and leadership positions with Magellan Health Services, Inc., a specialty healthcare management company, and other healthcare insurance and services providers. Ms. Hast holds a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Pittsburgh.

Kenneth Wilson

Mr. Kenneth W. Wilson is President and Chief Operating Officer of Southern Prosthetic Supply, Inc., a subsidiary of Hanger Inc. Mr. Wilson was previously employed by Cardinal Health Inc., the distributor of pharmaceuticals and medical products in the United States, for 22 years, serving as Senior Vice President/General Manager of its Ambulatory Care business from 2008 until September 2011, as Vice President/General Manager of its Onsite business from 2006 to 2008, and as Senior Vice President—Group Purchasing Accounts from 2004 to 2006. Prior to joining Cardinal Health, he worked at Allegiance Healthcare Corporation, a manufacturer of medical products, including surgical apparel and drapes, surgical instruments and respiratory care products. Allegiance Healthcare was a 1997 spin-off of Baxter Healthcare Corporation that was acquired by Cardinal Health in 1999. Mr. Wilson served Allegiance Healthcare as Head of Allegiance National and Health Systems from 2002 to 2004, and as Vice President—Health Systems from 1997-2002. From 1988 to 1997, Mr. Wilson was with Baxter Healthcare, a manufacturer of a wide variety of medical products across three divisions, including drugs and vaccines, dialysis equipment and intravenous (IV) supplies. Mr. Wilson left Baxter in 1997 as a Regional Director in Encinitas, California. Prior to joining Baxter, he also worked for PepsiCo, USA and Proctor & Gamble in a variety of sales roles. Mr. Wilson received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Social Science from Davidson College in 1984.

Richmond Taylor

Mr. Richmond L. Taylor is no longer Executive Vice President of Hanger Inc., and President, Chief Operating Officer of Hanger Prosthetics & Orthotics, Inc., and HPO, Inc., subsidiaries of the Company, effective December 31, 2014. Previously, Mr. Taylor served as the Chief Operating Officer of NovaCare O&P from June 1996 until July 1999, and held the positions of Region Vice-President and Region President of NovaCare O&P for the West Region from 1989 to June 1996. Prior to joining NovaCare O&P, Mr. Taylor spent 20 years in the healthcare industry in a variety of management positions including Regional Manager at American Hospital Supply Corporation, Vice President of Operations at Medtech, Vice President of Sales at Foster Medical Corporation and Vice President of Sales at Integrated Medical Systems.

Walt Meffert

Mr. Walt A. Meffert, Jr., is Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Hanger Inc. Mr. Meffert was previously the Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer for Apria Healthcare from December 2008. Concurrently Mr. Meffert also served as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Coram, Inc. since November 2005. As the CTO/CIO at Apria Healthcare and Coram, Inc. he directed all production infrastructures and business applications supporting over 700 branches and five main business lines in addition to providing IT oversight and alignment for Apria's Global IT service delivery. Before joining Apria Healthcare/Coram Inc., Mr. Meffert Served as Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer for NeighborCare. Mr. Meffert served as Chief Technology Officer for Register.com, a provider of global domain name registration and Internet services from November 2001 to April 2004; Vice President of Enterprise Application Engineering at the creative software development company, Macromedia from October 1999 to November 2001; Director of Electronic Commerce—Internet Center at Bell Atlantic from January 1998 to October 1999; various leadership positions at The General Electric Company including the Internet Consulting and Systems Integration teams from 1990 to 1998. Mr. Meffert is a graduate of the GE Edison Engineer program. Mr. Meffert holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and a Master of Science in Computer Science degree from John Hopkins University.

Thomas Hartman

Mr. Thomas E. Hartman is Vice President, General Counsel of Hanger Inc. Mr. Hartman joined Hanger from Foley & Lardner, LLP where he was a partner in Foley's Business Law Department. Mr. Hartman's practice at Foley was focused on securities transactions, securities law compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. Prior to joining Foley in 1995, Mr. Hartman was a business law associate at Jones Day. Mr. Hartman received his J.D. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Industrial & Operations Engineering) from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Russell Allen

Mr. Russell Glenn Allen is Vice President, Treasurer of Hanger Inc. Mr. Allen joined Hanger from Lance, Inc., a publicly traded consumer products company located in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he served in a variety of positions from 2003 to 2011, including Vice President of Treasury and Planning, and Director of Financial Planning & Analysis and Investor Relations. From 1995 to 2002 Mr. Allen worked at Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan, where he held various roles of increasing responsibility as part of Ford's Finance Management Development Program. Mr. Allen is a Certified Public Accountant and received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Arkansas University and a Masters of Business Administration from The University of Illinois.

Andrew Morton

Mr. Andrew C. Morton is Vice President - Human Resources of Hanger Inc. Prior to joining Hanger, Mr. Morton worked for Freescale Semiconductor since 2006 in two capacities; first as Vice President Talent and Corporate Services, and then Vice President Human Resources Supply Chain. From 1992 to 2006 Mr. Morton worked at IBM and held various global field and corporate HR executive roles of increasing responsibility across its software, hardware and sales businesses. Mr. Morton has a B.S. degree in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and an MBA from Syracuse University. In between degrees he worked for Baxter Healthcare in Finance roles from 1988 to 1989.

Melissa Debes

Richard Pettingill

Mr. Richard R. Pettingill is Director of the Company. Mr. Pettingill served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Allina Hospitals and Clinics, a network of healthcare providers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 2002 until 2009. While in this role, he also served on the board of directors of the Minnesota Hospital Association and the Minnesota Business Partnership. Prior to joining Allina Hospitals and Clinics, Mr. Pettingill served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plans and Hospitals from 1996 to 2002. From 1991 to 1995, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Camino Healthcare. He serves on the board of directors of two other public companies, Accuray Incorporated and Tenet Healthcare Corporation. Mr. Pettingill received a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in health care administration from San Jose State University.

Asif Ahmad

Mr. Asif Ahmad is Independent Director of the Company. A recognized leader in the healthcare information technology industry, Ahmad has had a stellar career working with some of the most well-known healthcare organizations and academic institutions in the country. Prior to joining Anthelio, Ahmad was Sr. Vice President Information and Technology Services at McKesson Specialty Health where he was responsible for the strategic development of innovative technologies, processes and products. Before joining McKesson, a Fortune 20 Global Company, he served as VP, Diagnostic Services/CIO and Associate Dean at Duke University Health System and Medical Center. He was also CIO/CTO and Chair of the Clinical Technology Council at The Ohio State University Health System and Medical Center. Ahmad has in-depth expertise in a broad range of areas that are critical to successfully navigating today's ever-changing healthcare landscape. His experience spans software development, strategic planning, product management, clinical operations, informatics/IT, patient care and safety, research administration, revenue cycle and global expansion. Throughout his career, he has been recognized in the healthcare industry for advancing quality patient care while driving value and accelerating business growth. Asif received many awards and honors including: 2010 named top 10 Disruptive Forces in Health IT, 2009 CIO Hall of Fame Award, 2008 Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, Executive Alliance 2006 Quality Leadership Award, and the 2001 Nicholas E. Davies Award. He earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Lahore, Pakistan, a M.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the Ohio State University, as well as a MBA from the Ohio State University.

Christopher Begley

Mr. Christopher B. Begley is an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Begley is the retired Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hospira, Inc, a global hospital products company. Mr. Begley served as Executive Chairman of the Board of Hospira from May 2007 until January 2012. He also served as Chief Executive Officer from April 30, 2004, when Hospira was spun off from Abbott Laboratories, to March 2011. Prior to that, Mr. Begley served in various positions with Abbott between 1986 and 2004, most recently as Senior Vice President of Abbott’s Hospital Products division. He serves as non-executive chairman of the board of Hillshire Brands Company and as a director of Zimmer Holdings Inc. and DeVry Inc. Mr. Begley previously served as a director of Sara Lee Corporation, the Advanced Medical Technology Association, and the National Center for Healthcare Leadership. Mr. Begley earned a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in business administration from Northern Illinois University.

Cynthia Feldmann

Ms. Cynthia L. Feldmann CPA is an Independent Director of Hanger Inc. Ms. Feldman serves as a member of the board and chairs the audit committee of HeartWare International, Inc. (Nasdaq: HTWR), a medical device company engaged in the development of devices intended to treat advanced heart failure. Ms. Feldmann joined the board and serves as the chair of the audit and compliance committee of Atrius Health, a non-profit organization comprised of six Boston Area physician groups representing more than 1,000 physicians serving nearly 1 million adult and pediatric patients. Ms. Feldmann was a member of the board of Hayes Lemmerz International Inc., a worldwide producer of aluminum and steel wheels for passenger cars, trucks and trailers and a supplier of brakes and powertrain components from 2006 to 2009. Previously, Ms. Feldmann served as Business Development Officer at Palmer & Dodge LLP, a Boston based law firm, with a specialty in serving life sciences companies. From 1994-2002, she was a Partner at KPMG LLP, holding leadership roles in the firm's Medical Technology and Health Care & Life Sciences industry groups. Ms. Feldmann was National Partner-in-Charge of Coopers & Lybrand's Life Sciences practice from 1989-1994, among other leadership positions she held during her 19-year career there. Ms. Feldmann was a founding board member of Mass Medic, a Massachusetts trade association for medical technology companies, where she served as treasurer and as a member of the board's Executive Committee during her tenure from 1997-2001.

Eric Green

Mr. Eric A. Green is an Independent Director of Hanger Inc. He is a Managing Director of Cyrus Capital Partners. He previously was a co-founder and managing partner of Castle Hill Investment Management, a New York based alternative investment firm. Previously, Mr. Green was a Senior Partner of FriedbergMilstein, where he was responsible for structured investments, including mezzanine and growth equity transactions. Previously, he was a Partner Group Head and Managing Director of J.P. Morgan Partners, responsible for mezzanine/growth equity and structured investments. Prior thereto, he was a Managing Director in the Merchant Banking Group at BNP Paribas, where he was responsible for mezzanine, growth equity and structured investments. Previously, Mr. Green held corporate planning and other financial positions at GE Capital and GE Company. Mr. Green has served on numerous public and private company boards of directors.

Stephen Hare

Mr. Stephen E. Hare is an Independent Director of Hanger Inc. He has been Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of The Wendy's Company since July 2011, and prior to that served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. since 2008. Mr. Hare served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Triarc Companies, Inc. from 2007 to the 2008 merger of Triarc and Wendy's in 2008, and as Chief Financial Officer of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. from 2006 until July 2011. Previously, Mr. Hare served as Executive Vice President of Cadmus Communications Corporation and as the President of Publisher Services Group, a division of Cadmus, from 2003 to 2006. Mr. Hare served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Cadmus from 2001 to 2003. From 1996 to 2001, Mr. Hare was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of AMF Bowling Worldwide, where he was a member of the board of directors. From 1990 to 1996, Mr. Hare was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of James River Corporation. Mr. Hare was also a member of the board of directors of Pasta Pomodoro, Inc., the operator of Pasta Pomodoro restaurants, from 2008 to 2009, and was a member of the board of directors and Chair of the Audit Committee of Wolverine Tube Inc. from 2005 to 2007.

Patricia Shrader

Ms. Patricia B. Shrader is an Independent Director of Hanger Inc. She has been Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs for Medtronic, Inc., an international medical device company, since April 2011. Prior to joining Medtronic, Ms. Shrader served as Senior Vice-President, Regulatory and External Affairs at Becton Dickinson and Company, a medical technology company, where she worked in various capacities from 1995 to 2011. Ms. Shrader was an attorney with the Washington, D.C. firm Hogan & Hartson from 1988 to 1995. Ms. Shrader is a 1988 graduate of Georgetown University Law Center. She participates in the Medical Technologies Association (AdvaMed), as co-chair of the Technology and Regulatory group and in various other strategy and post-market activities. She also serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Food and Drug Law Institute. Ms. Shrader is a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society and is RAC certified.
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