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Rotech Healthcare appoints Steven P Alsene as President, CEO

Rotech Healthcare Inc has appointed Steven P Alsene as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from January 1, 2013. Mr. Steve...

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|Dec 11|magazine5 min read

Rotech Healthcare Inc has appointed Steven P Alsene as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company with effect from January 1, 2013. Mr. Steve Alsene was also appointed to the board of directors.

Mr Philip L. Carter will continue to serve as the member of the board of directors. Arthur J Reimers, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company said, that the board conducted a search for the CEO position and the board is pleased to announce

Mr. Alsene’s has interacted closely with the board for many years, has earned the respect of the board, and was the natural choice to become CEO.

Mr. Reimers also thanked Mr. Carter for his years of service to the company. He has guided the Company through many challenges and we are grateful for his dedicated service to the company. We now look forward to his continued service as a Director of the company.”  

Mr. Carter notified the company in June 2012 of his intention to retire as the President and CEO on December 31, 2012.

Mr. Carter, President and CEO said, “Mr. Alsene is well positioned to take on the leadership role at Rotech. At various times in his tenure at Rotech, Mr. Alsene has had all of the key functions including sales, operations, billing, finance and information technology report to him.” Mr. Carter added that he expects this transition of leadership to be smooth, orderly and well received by company employees.

Mr. Alsene joined Rotech in June 2003 as the Vice President of Internal Audit and also served as Vice President of Finance before beginning as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer in September 2006. He has also served in various audit department capacities including audit manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.  He is a certified public accountant in Florida. He has also secured his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Florida State University and holds a Masters in Accounting from Florida State University.

Rotech Healthcare Inc is the largest providers of home medical equipment and related products and services in U.S. The company also provides home medical equipment and other products and services to older patients with breathing disorders.