BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (September 7, 2021)—Encompass Health Corporation announced the appointment of Christopher R. Reidy to the Encompass Health board of directors, effective Oct. 1, 2021. This appointment will expand the Encompass Health board to 15 director seats as part of its ongoing succession planning.
Reidy joins the Encompass Health board with significant experience in health care, finance, accounting, strategic planning, and information technology and security. 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 Reidy. "The company is a recognized leader in the health care industry."
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