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Addus Gears Up for Growth Push, Hires Former Encompass Health Executive | Home Health Care News

Apr 20, 2022

Addus HomeCare Corporation announced Wednesday that it has named a new EVP and chief development officer in Cliff Blessing, who had previously served as the EVP of corporate development for Encompass Health’s home health and hospice business.

[Addus] appears to be gearing up to drive an active M&A agenda in the years to come as it has created a new EVP-level senior management position of chief development officer.
Scott Fidel
Managing Director, Stephens

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