February 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
February 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.
Hutton Hotel 1808 West End Avenue Nashville, Tennessee 37203
Kent Thiry is co-chairman and CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc, a Fortune 400® health care provider. The company has approximately $11.5 billion in annual revenue and 55,000 teammates across 45 states and 11 countries. DaVita HealthCare Partners has two primary businesses and is a clinical leader in both:
- Kidney Care – DaVita takes care of approximately one out of every three dialysis patients in America (about 150,000) in over 2.000 locations across the U.S., as well as locations overseas (including China, India, and Saudi Arabia).
- Population Health Management – HealthCare Partners takes comprehensive care of approximately 800,000 individuals in five States.
DaVita considers itself a community first, a company second. Teammates strive to improve the quality of life for patients, each other and communities around the world. DaVita’s management philosophy has been shared in various forums including Harvard and Stanford business school case studies, national periodicals and speeches at many companies and business schools.
DaVita has been recognized by national and local organizations as a top workplace and honored for its dedication to hiring military veterans and their family members.
Thiry currently serves on the Harvard Business School Advisory Board and is a member of The Colorado Forum. Prior Board seats include Varian Medical Systems, the (non-executive) Chairmanship of Oxford Health Plans and the board of directors of The Trust for Public Land (TPL). Prior to his position with Oxford, Kent served as a Partner at Bain & Company from 1987-1991.
Thiry is an alumnus of Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned an MBA with honors from Harvard Business School.