John P. Byrnes
John P. Byrnes was elected to our Board in October 2014. Mr. Byrnes served as the Chairman of the Board of Lincare Holdings, Inc. (“Lincare”), a provider of home respiratory care, infusion therapy and medical equipment, from March 2000 through August 2012 and as a director of Lincare from May 1997 to March 2015. Mr. Byrnes was the Chief Executive Officer of Lincare from 1997 until March 2015 and served as Lincare’s President from June 1996 until April 2003. Prior to becoming Lincare’s President, Mr. Byrnes served in a number of capacities at Lincare over a ten-year period, including serving as Chief Operating Officer throughout 1996. Mr. Byrnes was a director of Kinetic Concepts, Inc., a publicly-traded global medical technology company devoted to the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of innovative, high-technology therapies and products, from January 2003 until February 2011 and of U.S. Renal Care, Inc., a dialysis provider, from August 2005 until 2012. Mr. Byrnes has been selected to serve as a member of our Board of Directors due to his leadership experience as a chief executive officer, knowledge of, and experience in, the healthcare industry, international experience and governance and public company board experience.