Fresenius Medical Care Named to 2015 Forbes America’s Best Employers List

Company Ranks Third Within Health Care Equipment and Services Category

WALTHAM, Mass.— Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA), a division of Fresenius Medical Care (NYSE: FMS) and North America’s largest provider of kidney care, hospitalist services and renal products, announced today it was named to Forbes America’s Best Employers List for 2015. FMCNA ranked third within the Health Care Equipment and Services category, and is the only renal care provider to have made the list.

“Our employees are the heart and soul of our business,” said Ron Kuerbitz, Chief Executive Officer of Fresenius Medical Care North America. “Every day, the people who work in our clinics, run our pharmacy, manufacture our products and operate our lab dedicate themselves to improving the quality of life of our patients. We take great pride in knowing that our employees come to work each day in an environment that rewards their dedication. It is an honor to receive this recognition.”

To establish the 2015 America’s Best Employers list, Forbes surveyed more than 20,000 employees at U.S. companies with at least 2,500 people.  Participation in the survey was voluntary and respondents were recruited from thousands of sources to maximize reach and representation. The rankings of companies in 25 industry sectors reflect their employees’ willingness to refer their own company to a prospective employee, as well as indirect referrals from employees of other firms.

FMCNA currently has more than 65,000 employees in the U.S.  A listing of employment opportunities within the company is available on the FMCNA job site.

About Fresenius Medical Care North America
Fresenius Medical Care North America is the premier health care company focused on delivering the highest quality care to people with renal and other chronic conditions. Through its industry-leading network of dialysis facilities, outpatient cardiac and vascular labs and urgent care centers, as well as the country’s largest practice of hospitalist and post-acute providers, Fresenius Medical Care provides coordinated health care services at pivotal care points for hundreds of thousands of chronically ill customers throughout the continent. As the world’s only vertically integrated renal company, it offers specialty pharmacy and laboratory services, and manufactures and distributes the most comprehensive line of dialysis equipment, disposable products and renal pharmaceuticals. For more information, visit the FMCNA website at www.freseniusmedicalcare.us.

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