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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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Both of Chevron's conditional employment offers were withdrawn because company doctors said that his condition would be aggravated by exposure to toxic chemicals at the refinery.
These new private equity firms also functioned as "company doctors," providing management know-how and experience in building up new businesses and revitalizing troubled businesses.
Advisers will act as "company doctors" to develop long-term debt management programmes.
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.
This doctrine developed long before the time of MCVs and was originally directed at firms employing "company doctors" to treat workers.
The rural district of rotenburg (wmme) intends to provide occupational medical care by a company doctor (m / w / d) in accordance with the accident prevention regulation company doctors and occupational safety specialists of the german society for accident prevention (dguv regulation 2) in conjunction with the occupational safety law (asig) framework of an eu procurement procedure (open procedure).
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.
This platform provides support to experts such as specialists for occupational safety, company health management staff and company doctors, as well as employers liability insurance providers and accident insurance providers with specifying new forms of work intensification, identifying their causes and defining needs-based approaches for dealing with them in a manner that is favourable for the workload.