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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 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.
The Welfare and Retirement Fund of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) is a topic that has long merited the careful and detailed treatment it receives in From Company Doctors to Managed Care.
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.
The ministry of environment, Agriculture, Nature and consumer protection of the state of north rhine-westphalia will fulfill its obligation to appoint company doctors and occupational health and safety specialists by providing an inter-company service of company doctors and occupational safety experts duties under 3 and 6 of the occupational safety act.
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.
Company doctors have been called in to try and save the Birmingham-based Ciro Citterio fashion chain.
Occupational Safety Act - ASiG -) of 12 December 1973 the tasks, resulting from the 3 ASiG in connection with the accident prevention regulation company doctors and specialists for occupational safety of the German Social accident insurance (DGUV regulation 2) arise.
The team, who work for Coventry-based accountancy firm Pilley & Florsham, have just won their latest contract looking after the wages of 240 workers at London medical company Doctors Healthcare.