COLUMBIA, Md., April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., a leading provider of home healthcare, medical staffing and population health and wellness services, today announced the appointment of William "Bill" Butz as chief executive officer. Butz replaces outgoing CEO W. Bradley Bennett who served in that role since 2009.
"Six and a half years ago I was asked by Maxim's Chairman Jim Davis to achieve some very specific goals, not the least of which was to put in place a leadership team capable of driving sustained long-term success. Having worked closely with Bill over the past four years, I am confident he is the right leader at the right time in Maxim's evolution," said Bennett. "My work at Maxim is done, but my love of the company and its mission will always remain. I wish Bill and his team all the best."
A seasoned healthcare executive, Butz most recently served as Maxim's president and chief operating officer, leading the company's operations while working to integrate and grow its services. Prior to joining Maxim as chief financial officer in 2012, Butz served as president of Erickson Living where he was responsible for the company's operations including physician practices, skilled nursing and home health services. Earlier in his career, Butz worked for Allegis Group for 15 years where he held various financial leadership positions, including CFO of Aerotek, Allegis Group's largest operating company.
"Bill has been an integral part of Maxim's leadership team during the past four years and his experience – both in and outside of the company – provide a unique and valuable perspective that will be important as we continue to transform our culture and evolve our services," said Jim Davis, chairman of Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc. "When Brad agreed to fill the newly created role of chief executive officer in October 2009, the board and I gave him a very specific set of goals that have been achieved. Today we thank Brad for his many contributions. We are thrilled that he has assembled a strong leadership team and that Maxim is now positioned for continued success under Bill's leadership."
ABOUT MAXIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES
Maxim Healthcare Services is a patient-centered organization providing home healthcare, medical-related staffing, and population health and wellness services with more than 250 locations across the United States. With over 25 years of experience in delivering quality patient care, we strive to be a partner, provider, and employer of choice for caregivers, patients, and customers. Our commitment to customer service, improving patient care, and staffing experienced healthcare professionals has made Maxim one of the most dependable healthcare companies in the industry.
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SOURCE Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.