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Company doctor

An executive, usually appointed from outside, brought in to turn a company around and make it profitable.

Company Doctor

An executive who is well-regarded for managing a distressed business back to financial health. A company may hire a company doctor from outside as a CEO or as some other officer if it is in danger of bankruptcy.
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The company doctors and insurance company was giving me the runaround til I hired John Metz.
The Managing Director of Clearcoll, Dr Geoffrey Heber MD, MBA has also founded the skincare company Doctors Formula and the cosmetic medical practice MD SkinSolutions.
But following the great 1902 strike, progress toward understanding the disease came to a halt, and the mining companies, company doctors, and even independent physicians increasingly denied the existence or at least importance of miners' asthma.
In many states, the workers' compensation exclusive immunity provisions shield company doctors from a separate third-party lawsuit.
But we are insisting that it's in the critical interest of the thousands of Tenet patients nationwide, as well as company doctors, employees and shareholders, that a thorough and complete investigation be conducted.
Contract notice: European procurement company doctors.
Alongside a team of 10 company doctors and paramedics also departed which will commence relief operation from August 14, 2010 by setting up medical camps.
In light of the discontent which has emerged, the Department of Health is proposing to transfer the responsibility for producing sick notes to occupational health nurses and company doctors in an attempt to reduce the burden on the medical profession.
Mossel is backed by Irish shareholders Denis O'Brien, founder of Esat Telecom Group, Leslie Buckley who is considered one of Ireland's most respected business consultants and company doctors and Osmond Kilkenny, a Senior Partner in the firm of Chartered Accountants, O.
1 of the Law on occupational physicians, safety engineers and other specialists for occupational safety (ASIG) an inter-company Service company doctors to undertake the duties to A* to undertake 3 ASIG for all public schools in the state of Brandenburg, the regional offices of the future state education department Brandenburg and the National Institute for School and Media (LISUM).
Company doctors have been called in to try and save the Birmingham-based Ciro Citterio fashion chain.
Under the Madigan amendment, workers would be required to treat with old style company doctors for 120 days; forced to have surgery and unnecessary treatment or lose their benefits.