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BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) announces the planned retirement of Cheryl Levy, the Company's chief human resources officer of 12 years, effective March 31, 2019.
Under her leadership, the Company launched many valuable employee resources and programs in the areas of leadership development, recruitment and retention, engagement, wellness, diversity, recognition and compliance. Most recently, she oversaw the employee-led development and unveiling of The Encompass Health Way, a set of Company values, which were created as part of Encompass Health's rebranding initiative.
As chief human resources officer, Levy has managed multiple departments including organizational development, employee and labor relations, recruiting, compensation, benefits, marketing and communications, and creative services.
"In addition to being a strategic HR professional for Encompass Health, Cheryl has been a strong voice for our more than 40,000 employees across the country," said Encompass Health's President and CEO Mark Tarr. "The initiatives and programs she has established will continue moving our Company forward and position us as an employer of choice. Her retirement is well deserved, and we wish her the best in this next chapter."
The Company is considering internal and external candidates as part of a national search for a new principal human resources officer. Levy will assist with the search and continue to serve as Chief Human Resources Officer until her effective retirement date.
About Encompass Health
As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 130 hospitals and 278 home health & hospice locations in 36 states and Puerto Rico, the Company is committed to delivering high-quality, cost-effective, integrated care across the healthcare continuum. Driven by a set of shared values, Encompass Health is the result of the union between HealthSouth Corporation and Encompass Home Health & Hospice, and is ranked as one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For. For more information, visit encompasshealth.com, or follow us on our newsroom, Twitter and Facebook.
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