LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE:KND) today announced the
voting results of the Company’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held
on May 22, 2014.
At the annual meeting, the Company’s shareholders voted to elect the
following Board members to terms expiring at the Company’s 2015 Annual
Meeting of Shareholders: Joel Ackerman, Jonathan D. Blum, Thomas P.
Cooper, M.D., Paul J. Diaz, Heyward R. Donigan, Richard Goodman,
Christopher T. Hjelm, Frederick J. Kleisner, John H. Short, Ph.D. and
Phyllis R. Yale.
In addition to electing directors, the Company’s shareholders approved
the Company’s executive compensation program, the Kindred Healthcare,
Inc. 2011 Stock Incentive Plan, Amended and Restated, ratified the
appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’s independent
registered public accounting firm for fiscal year 2014 and approved a
shareholder proposal requesting the Board of Directors of the Company to
seek shareholder approval of future severance agreements with senior
executives that provide benefits exceeding a certain specified amount.
About Kindred Healthcare
Kindred Healthcare, Inc., a top-150 private employer in the United
States, is a FORTUNE 500 healthcare services company based in
Louisville, Kentucky with annual revenues of $5 billion and
approximately 63,000 employees in 47 states. At March 31, 2014, Kindred
through its subsidiaries provided healthcare services in 2,313
locations, including 100 transitional care hospitals, five inpatient
rehabilitation hospitals, 99 nursing centers, 22 sub-acute units, 157
Kindred at Home hospice, home health and non-medical home care
locations, 105 inpatient rehabilitation units (hospital-based) and a
contract rehabilitation services business, RehabCare, which served 1,825
non-affiliated facilities. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine’s Most
Admired Healthcare Companies for six years in a row, Kindred’s mission
is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value
for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and
shareholder we serve. For more information, go to www.kindredhealthcare.com.
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Kindred Healthcare, Inc.
Susan E. Moss, 502-596-7296
Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Source: Kindred Healthcare, Inc.