Christopher B. Begley, Chairman of the Board, Hanger, Inc.
Director, Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

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Christopher B. Begley is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, a role he has held since January 2018.

Chris brings to the Board more than 30 years of experience managing and directing healthcare and life science companies as well as extensive board representation in a variety of industries. He is the retired Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Hospira, Inc., a global provider of injectable drugs and infusion technology. Prior to that, he served in various positions at Abbott Laboratories, leaving as Senior Vice President of its Hospital Products division. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at Zimmer Holdings, Inc.

Chris holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University and a master’s degree in business administration from Northern Illinois University.

Vinit K. Asar, President and Chief Executive Officer, Hanger, Inc.

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Vinit K. Asar is President and Chief Executive Officer of Hanger, Inc. and a member of our Board of Directors.

Vinit has nearly 20 years of extensive global experience developing new health product and services businesses and growing existing organizations, both organically and through acquisitions. He joined Hanger in 2008 as Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer before he became the President and Chief Operating Officer and, shortly thereafter, the President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Hanger, he held positions in finance, global product management, sales and marketing, and product development at Johnson & Johnson.

Vinit holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Aquinas College and a master’s degree in business administration from Lehigh University.

Asif Ahmad, Chief Executive Officer, Dimensional Dental

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Asif Ahmad is Chief Executive Officer of Dimensional Dental and a member of our Board of Directors.

Asif brings to the Board more than 20 years of diverse healthcare experience driving global expansion strategies and building scalable corporate infrastructure with both publicly-traded and private equity-backed businesses. Prior to joining Dimensional Dental in 2018, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Anthelio Healthcare, orchestrating the transformation of a traditional business process outsourcing company to a technology-enabled service provider serving over 60 million patients and 100,000 healthcare professionals and providers.   

Asif holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology in Pakistan, a master’s degree in biomedical engineering from Ohio State University, and a master’s degree in business administration from The Ohio State University.

John T. Fox, Chief Executive Officer and President, Beaumont Health, Inc.

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John T. Fox is President and Chief Executive Officer of Beaumont Health and a member of our Board of Directors.

John brings to the Board more than 30 years of experience leading large, complex integrated health systems and academic medical centers. Prior to joining Beaumont Health, he served as Chief Executive Officer at Emory Healthcare, leading the organization to become one of the top-rated health systems for quality and patient safety. He has also held other roles within the healthcare sector, including Executive Vice President at IU Health (formerly Clarian Health) and Chief Financial Officer at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

John holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and history from Washington University in St. Louis and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Cincinnati.  He is also a CPA.

Thomas C. Freyman, Director, Tenneco Inc.
Director, Allergan plc

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Thomas C. Freyman is a member of our Board of Directors, a role he has held since November 2017.

Tom brings to the Board more than 40 years of experience in accounting, financial planning, treasury, and controllership. He retired from Abbott Laboratories in February 2017 after serving as Executive Vice President of Finance and Administration, and prior to that, Chief Financial Officer, where he developed a strong track record of optimizing capital allocation and creating shareholder value. He is also a member of the Board of Directors and Audit Committees at two other publicly-traded companies, Tenneco, Inc. and Allergan, Plc. 

Tom holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in management from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.

Stephen E. Hare, Former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Office Depot, Inc.

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Stephen E. Hare is a member of our Board of Directors, a role he has held since 2010.

Steve brings to the Board extensive finance, accounting and auditing expertise as well as his business experience with distributed retailing business models. He is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Office Depot, Inc., and prior to that, served as Chief Financial Officer at The Wendy’s Company, Wendy's/Arby's Group, Arby's Restaurant Group, Cadmus Communications, AMF Bowling Worldwide, and James River Corporation of VA. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at Kentucky Homecare Parent, Inc., a private company which operates as Kindred at Home and is a provider of home healthcare, hospice, community care, and related services.

Steve holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame and a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard Business School.

Cynthia L. Lucchese, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Hulman & Company

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Cynthia L. Lucchese is Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Hulman & Company and a member of our Board of Directors.

Cindy brings to the Board more than 20 years of financial management experience in healthcare and manufacturing. Prior to joining Hulman, a privately-held company focused on sports, production, and food manufacturing, she was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Hillenbrand, Inc., where she played a key role in its transformation from a $650 million North American business to a $1.6 billion global diversified industrial company. She also has extensive experience in the medical device industry, where she served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Thoratec Corporation and held various senior financial roles at Guidant Corporation, now Boston Scientific. She is also a member of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Audit Committees at Intersect ENT, Inc. and Beaver-Vistec, Inc.

Cindy holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master’s degree in business administration from Kelley School of Business at Indiana University.

Richard R. Pettingill, Director, Accuray Incorporated

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Richard R. Pettingill is a member of our Board of Directors, a role he has held since February 2014.

Dick brings to the Board extensive experience leading various healthcare companies and provider networks. Most recently, he is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Allina Hospitals and Clinics, a network of healthcare providers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prior to that, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Kaiser Foundation Health Plans and Hospitals and President and Chief Executive Officer of Camino Healthcare. He is also a member of the Board of Directors at Accuray Inc., a radiation oncology company.

Dick holds a bachelor’s degree in public administration from San Diego State University and a master’s degree in healthcare administration from San Jose State University.

Kathryn M. Sullivan, Director, Welltower Inc.

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Kathryn M. Sullivan is a member of our Board of Directors, a role she has held since December 2015.

 

Kathryn brings to the Board a wealth of experience in the healthcare industry, especially with respect to the payor perspective. She is the former Chief Executive Officer of UnitedHealthcare Employer and Individual, Local Markets, and prior to that, served as Chief Executive Officer of the Central Region. Before joining UnitedHealthcare in 2008, she was the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and President and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. She is also a member of the Board of Directors at Welltower Inc., a real estate investment trust that primarily invests in senior housing, assisted living, and memory care communities.

 

Kathryn holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Northeast Louisiana University and a master’s degree in business administration from Louisiana State University.