CLEARWATER, Fla., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CCS Medical today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Dirk Allison President and Chief Executive Officer for CCS Medical effective immediately. Mr. Allison has been the interim CEO of the Company since November 2010.
"I am very excited about joining CCS Medical as its President and Chief Executive Officer," said Allison, "We have positioned ourselves well in our markets and I look forward to continuing our growth in diabetes, wound care, urologicals and our other areas of service."
Mr. Allison brings over 24 years of experience with healthcare companies across multiple segments, including hospice, acute care, behavioral services, dialysis and pharmacy management. Mr. Allison has a long history of successfully navigating companies through market and regulatory challenges, and leading companies to higher levels of performance.
"We are pleased that Dirk has accepted a permanent role with CCS Medical. He has the leadership capability, healthcare experience, and the business acumen to make CCS Medical the number one player in the chronic care marketplace," said Pat Daugherty, Chairman of the Board, and Partner and Head of Special Situations and Private Equity at Highland Capital Management, L.P. a $22 billion alternative asset management firm that is the largest shareholder in CCS Medical.
About CCS Medical
CCS Medical is a leading national provider in the medical supply market. The Company maintains a solid reputation among patients and healthcare professionals, and has developed strong relationships and select co-marketing agreements with a number of the world's leading medical products manufacturers. For more information on CCS Medical, please visit www.ccsmed.com.
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