Owens & Minor Appoints Rita Johnson-Mills to its Board of Directors

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Owens & Minor, Inc. (NYSE: OMI), a leading global healthcare solutions company, announced that Rita Johnson-Mills has been elected to its Board of Directors.

“Rita has deep healthcare expertise, and we look forward to the new perspectives she will be able to offer,” said Mark A. Beck, Chair of the Board. “Rita’s leadership across different healthcare sectors  will enhance the Board’s diversity of thought and help sustain Owens & Minor’s success over the long-term.”

An established senior executive and business leader with more than 25 years of experience in both the public and private healthcare sectors, Johnson-Mills, 63, has been recognized for her success in driving profitable, sustainable growth. She has also implemented programs to improve employee engagement and build strategic relationships throughout her career. Most recently, Johnson-Mills served as Chief Executive Officer of Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund Nightingale Partners, leading its mission to address the social determinants of health. This follows nearly two decades in senior leadership roles at organizations including the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services and two publicly traded health plan enterprises, UnitedHealthcare and Centene Corp. Currently, Johnson-Mills serves on two public company boards, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. and Nyxoah S.A.

“Rita is a veteran leader with proven track records partnering with healthcare enterprises, making her an invaluable advisor for Owens & Minor,” said Edward A. Pesicka, President and Chief Executive Officer, Owens & Minor. “Rita’s impressive background in the insurance sector and experience increasing access to care will offer indispensable guidance to our organization. We look forward to leveraging her unique skillsets to continue driving momentum in our business, supporting Owens & Minor’s Mission of Empowering Our Customers to Advance Healthcare.”

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