2013-03-08 14:33:04 -
Cincinnati, March 8, 2013 - Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) today announced Kirsten
Marriner has been appointed Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources
Officer, and will join the Company effective March 27, 2013.
Ms. Marriner will lead the human resource function across the Company. She will
play a critical role in building a human resource function designed to drive
operational changes, talent objectives, and strategies for long term growth. Ms.
Marriner will report to Chief Executive Officer John L. Workman, and President
and Chief Operating Officer Nitin Sahney.
"Kirsten is a highly accomplished, business-focused human resources leader, who
we are very pleased to welcome to Omnicare to support our business, workforce
and company culture," said Mr. Workman.
"With Kirsten's executive leadership skills, strong business acumen, and passion
for developing talent, she will be
a key member of our executive team as we
continue to strengthen Omnicare for sustainable long-term growth," added Mr.
Ms. Marriner brings to Omnicare a comprehensive background in human resources
leadership. For nearly the past ten years, she served in variety of progressive
leadership roles for Fifth Third Bank, most recently as Senior Vice President,
Director of Talent Management and Development. During her tenure, Ms. Marriner
also held key leadership positions including Director of Divisional Human
Resources and Director of Compensation and Performance Management.
Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Ms. Marriner served in an HR leadership role
for KeyCorp and performed consulting work for both Deloitte and KPMG. Ms.
Marriner holds a bachelor's degree from John Carroll University and an MBA from
Cleveland State University.
Omnicare, Inc., a Fortune 400 company based in Cincinnati, Ohio, provides
comprehensive pharmaceutical services to patients and providers across North
America. As the market-leader in professional pharmacy, related consulting and
data management services for skilled nursing, assisted living and other chronic
care institutions, Omnicare leverages its unparalleled clinical insight into the
geriatric market along with some of the industry's most innovative technological
capabilities to the benefit of its long-term care customers. Omnicare also
provides key commercialization services for the bio-pharmaceutical industry and
end-of-life disease management through its Specialty Care Group. For more
information, visit www.omnicare.com.
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