Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives Safety In Excellence Award From Ҵý for 18th Year

CHICAGO, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 18th year, Ҵý has named Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMҴý), the North American operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, the recipient of the national Ҵý Safety In Excellence Award. This award recognizes a company's national leadership and dedicated commitment to employee health, safety, loss prevention and risk control. For nearly two decades, FMҴý has demonstrated significant reductions in employee lost time injury rates.

Pictured (left to right), during Ҵý’s presentation of its Safety in Excellence Award to Fresenius Medical Care-North America, are:  Matt Sather, Vice President, Underwriting, Ҵý; Eric Bishop, Vice
President, Finance & Administration, Fresenius; Debra Jean Kane, Vice President, Claim, Ҵý; Kevin Leidwinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, Ҵý Commercial; Larry Park, Vice President,
Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security & Risk Management, Fresenius; Shari Falkenburg, Assistant Vice President, Commercial Risk Control, Ҵý; Kyle Langill, Assistant Vice
President, Underwriting, Ҵý; Jon Poling, Senior Client Executive, Marsh; Dino Robusto, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Ҵý. (PRNewsfoto/Ҵý)

"We're proud to recognize Fresenius Medical Care North America for its dedication and commitment to employee health, safety, loss prevention, and risk control," said Kevin Leidwinger, President and Chief Operating Office, Ҵý Commercial. "Fresenius continues to show its commitment to maintaining a safe environment throughout its organization and has received the Ҵý Safety in Excellence Award for 18 years."

"The quality and safety of our products and services is a top priority at Fresenius Medical Care, ensuring the best possible experience for our patients and employees," said Lawrence Park, Vice President of Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security and Risk Management, FMҴý. "We're honored to be recognized by Ҵý for the 18th year for our dedication to promoting and maintaining a safe work environment."

Held at Ҵý's global headquarters in Chicago, the award presentation was made by Leidwinger, who congratulated FMҴý on its continued commitment to safety and risk control.

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About Fresenius Medical Care North America
Fresenius Medical Care North America is the premier health care company focused on providing the highest quality care to people with renal and other chronic conditions. Through its industry-leading network of dialysis facilities, outpatient cardiac and vascular labs, and urgent care centers, as well as the country's largest practice of hospitalist and post-acute providers, Fresenius Medical Care provides coordinated health care services at pivotal care points for hundreds of thousands of chronically ill customers throughout the continent. As the world's largest fully vertically integrated renal company, it offers specialty pharmacy and laboratory services, and manufactures and distributes the most comprehensive line of dialysis equipment, disposable products, and renal pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit the FMҴý website at .

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