International Renal Care Center Hires Regional VP

Fresenius Medical Care recently engaged with David Gomez Partners Inc. when they began a search for a Regional Vice President of Operations for North America in Chicago.  David Gomez Partners Inc. launched a comprehensive, nation-wide search and in just 70 days, recruited Brian Raybourne, M.B.A., for the position.  Most recently with United Allergy Services as the Director of Operations, Brian brings over 15 years of experience and several honors and recognitions in driving higher profitability, especially in the healthcare arena.  He is a graduate from Northern Kentucky University of and holds his Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Ohio Dominican University.

Brian broke into the healthcare field with Novartis Pharmaceuticals in 2001.  While there, he developed a struggling sales territory in Columbus, Ohio into a lucrative sales program and managed the district.  Raybourne moved on to Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2008 where he became the District Business Manager in 2010 and provided leadership for the New England District in product promotion.  Brian transitioned into the same role at Abbott Nutrition in 2012 with an emphasis on Pediatric Nutrition. With Abbott, Raybourne managed hospital contracts and various business growth plans in Tennessee and North Carolina.  As of 2014, he worked as the Director of Operations for United Allergy Services, bringing in over $45 million in revenue with redesigned strategic organizations.

Headquartered in Bad Homburg, Germany, Fresenius Medical Care (FMS) is an international leader in healthcare—spanning over 120 countries.  FMS specializes in renal care and other chronic conditions, as they treat over 290,000 renal patients worldwide.  They strive to be a trusted provider in building a premier integrated renal disease care network, stemming from six core principles: patients and partners first, honesty and integrity, quality and compliance, collaboration, innovation and acting with a results-oriented approach.

In North America, FMS has over 2,200 dialysis facilities, outpatient cardiac and vascular labs and urgent care centers.  They employ nearly 60,000 healthcare professionals across the country.  Their integrated approach not only improves patients’ health but simultaneously reduces healthcare costs.  Additionally, FMS continuously strives to combat kidney disease with four major trends—advances in medicine and technology sustained growth in patient numbers, increase in concomitant diseases and rising cost pressure in health care.

We wish Brian the best of luck in his new endeavors with Fresenius Medical Care North America.  David Gomez Partners Inc. is sure he will continue to provide excellence in management and growth for FMS.  His work leading regional managers and high-level projects will carry FMS into the next level of care for patients across the nation.

Headquartered in Illinois since 1978, David Gomez Partners Inc. is a retained executive search and management consulting firm with clients spanning multiple industries across the United States.  David Gomez Partners Inc. offers expert services, human capital consulting—including diversity expertise and succession planning—as well as IO Psychology consulting.  Through our unique, proprietary search process, we deliver only the most exceptional executive and managerial candidates: business leaders adept at navigating the complexities inherent to an ever-changing global economy.  If your company is in need of assistance in filling executive positions or identifying solutions to improve the performance of your employees, please contact our Partner at David Gomez Partners Inc., Christopher Gomez, at the following contact information:

Christopher Max Gomez
Partner | David Gomez Partners Inc.
630-686-1414| cmg@dgai.com

Contributed by Chris Simon