Company doctor


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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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Avres wants to enter into a new cooperation agreement based on predefined requirements and wishes for the deployment of a company doctor for a minimum of 16 and a maximum of 20 hours per week.
It is very important that they maintain contact with their GP or company doctor and modify the tasks as needed." (ANI)
class="MsoNormalI called the company doctor and explained that James needed support to manage this medical problem that had also negatively impacted his sexual function.
As well as employing the company doctor to treat workers and the teachers for employees' children, Crowley also set up a court of arbitration for settling internal disputes.
A subsequent medical report from a company doctor confirmed that he had been relieved of driving duties following an "episode of loss of or impaired consciousness while on a stationary bus".
He said his legs started to weaken after taking cholesterol medicine Simvastain, prescribed by his company doctor early 2012.
Thereafter Priory clinicians can work with an individual's GP, company doctor, EAP provider, occupational health practitioner or health insurer, on the most appropriate treatment path for that individual with a view to returning them to work and making them feel valued again.
MODFL ONE: Once upon a time, the on-site company doctor patched up injured workers and sent them back to the factory floor.
"I went to my company doctor for treatment of a back injury last year in February," he said.
But he had his wife call him in sick at 7.30am - while Gregson, 37, who plays Steve McDonald, was sent home by the company doctor just a few hours later.
At the risk of blatant sexual stereotyping, company directors in difficulty are about as likely to consult a company doctor as most men are to consult their real doctors.
My mother wants me to get a check-up with the company doctor anyway.