At this time of year, when Americans step on the post-holiday scale and wince, they often end up calling on weight loss companies to help them return to their svelte […]
Health Care REIT, an Ohio-based company that invests mainly in senior living facilities, has a new CEO. Thomas DeRosa was chosen from among the business’s directors. A former vice chairman and CFO of real estate developer The Rouse Company, DeRosa has been on the REIT’s board for 10 years. He replaces George Chapman, who was both chairman and CEO for the last 18 years. Director Jeffrey Donahue was selected as the new chairman.
April 14, 2014
The growing middle class in China, with its need for preventative healthcare, paved the way in 2014 for a public offering from Beijing-based iKang Healthcare Group. In an update last week, D&B Editor Lynett Oliver described the environment (rising incidents of hypertension and diabetes, employer focus on healthy workers, reliance on private healthcare centers over hospitals) that led the owner of nearly 350 medical centers across China to report a more than 40% jump in revenue in 2013 and raise some $153 million from its IPO. Follow Lynett on Twitter.
April 14, 2014
US chicken meat production is expected to grow through 2014, partially fueled by growing demand in export markets. US production was tempered somewhat in 2011 and 2012 by rising feed costs, which have since subsided, prompting analysts to predict US poultry production expansion in 2014. Mexico is expected to continue to be the top US export market. Read about more trends in our Meat Product Manufacturing industry report.
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