RLH Corporation Appoints R. Carter Pate as Chairman
Mr. Wolfe commented, “As I considered RLHC’s ongoing evolution and my retirement plans, I determined that this would be an appropriate time to transition the Board to new leadership. RLHC has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last seven years, and it is time for clear focus on the opportunities ahead. As the Company transitions to new leadership at the Chief Executive Officer position, it will be important to have close collaboration between the CEO and Board Chair to achieve RLHC’s vision.
Mr. Pate, age 65, was elected a Director in May 2019. He has had a distinguished career in directing performance improvement, executive management, finance, and board service, including experience as a public company chairman. He has led numerous companies through strategic change and has the required skill set to help the Board and management team to realize its full potential as a franchise Company.
Mr. Pate recently completed serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer at The
Prior to joining MV, he was the Global and U.S. Managing Partner of Healthcare and Government Practice for
Mr. Pate has previously served as the Chairman of the Board of
The Nominating and Governance Committee is engaged in its annual process of assessing the Board’s needs and skills, and as part of that comprehensive analysis will determine whether to replace one or both of its open board seats. In addition, the Search Committee, led by
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