Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives Safety In Excellence Award From CNA For 17th Year

CHICAGO, Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 17th year, CNA has named Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), the North American operations of Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA, the recipient of the national CNA 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, FMCNA has demonstrated significant reductions in employee lost time injury rates.

Pictured (left to right), during CNA's presentation of its Safety in Excellence Award to Fresenius Medical Care-North America, are: Bill Boyd, Senior Vice President (SVP), Risk Control, CNA; Kyle Langill, Assistant Vice President, Underwriting, CNA; Wes Farish, SVP, Client Executive Practice, Marsh; Larry Park, Vice President, Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security & Risk Management, Fresenius; Kevin Leidwinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, CNA Commercial...

"We are proud to recognize Fresenius Medical Care North America for their outstanding and ongoing efforts to effectively reduce employee injuries," said Kevin Leidwinger, President and Chief Operating Officer, CNA Commercial. "This accomplishment could not be achieved without a culture dedicated to safety and risk control, supported by the board of directors, senior management and all Fresenius employees."

"Fresenius Medical Care places an utmost premium on safety – not just for the people we serve but for the employees who work for us within all aspects of our organization," said Lawrence Park, Vice President of Corporate Health, Safety, Environmental Affairs, Engineering, Security and Risk Management, FMCNA. "We are thrilled to be honored by CNA for the 17th year because it highlights the dedication, contributions and common goal of all of our employees to maintain a safe workplace."

Held at CNA's global headquarters in Chicago, the award presentation was made by Leidwinger, who congratulated FMCNA 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 delivering 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 only 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 FMCNA website at

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