TORONTO, July 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Medical Facilities Corporation (TSX: DR)
("Medical Facilities" or the "Corporation") announced today that Dr.
Larry Teuber will transition from his position as President to a
consulting role with the Corporation. He will act as a consultant to
the Corporation for a term of 12 months. The role of President has
been eliminated, and the responsibilities of that office will be
assumed by members of the Corporation's senior management team.
Dr. Teuber has also stepped down as a Director of the Corporation.
"Dr. Teuber was central to the creation and development of Medical
Facilities and his vision, energy and talent contributed significantly
to the establishment and growth of the company," said, Seymour Temkin,
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Medical Facilities. "We are
grateful to Larry for his dedication and contributions to the
Corporation, as well as for his continuing support."
The Company also announced that Mr. John T. Perri, a director of Medical
Facilities since May 2012, will assume the role of Chairman of the
Corporation's Acquisition Committee. Mr. Perri will assist the
Corporation's CEO and CFO in the identification of acquisition
opportunities. Mr. Perri has an extensive background and experience in
U.S. healthcare sector, including acquisitions and development of
specialty hospitals and surgery centers.
About Medical Facilities
Medical Facilities owns controlling interests in five specialty surgical
hospitals located in South Dakota, Arkansas and Oklahoma, as well as an
ambulatory surgery center in California. The specialty hospitals
perform scheduled surgical, imaging, diagnostic and other procedures,
including primary and urgent care, and derive their revenue from the
fees charged for the use of their facilities. The ambulatory surgery
center specializes in outpatient surgical procedures, with patient
stays of less than 24 hours. Medical Facilities is structured so that a
majority of its available free cash flow from operations is distributed
to the holders of its Common Shares in the form of dividends. For more
information, please visit www.medicalfacilitiescorp.ca.
SOURCE: Medical Facilities Corporation
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