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Total Renal Care Announces Appointment of William S. Schilling, Vice President, Human Resources

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: TRL), the second-largest (and largest independent) worldwide provider of integrated dialysis services, today announced the appointment of William S. Schilling as Vice President, Human Resources.

Mr. Schilling, 50, has 25 years of human resources experience, including an extensive background in compensation and benefits, training and development, recruitment and retention and labor relations. For the past ten years he was at Laidlaw Inc., a $3.5 billion medical and transportation services business where he rose to the position of Vice President of Human Resources.

Mr. Schilling will report to Kent J. Thiry, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc. Mr. Schilling earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from California State University at Fullerton and a Master of Arts degree in management from the Claremont Graduate University.

Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc, based in Torrance, California, is the second-largest (and largest independent) worldwide provider of integrated dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. The Company owns and operates free-standing kidney dialysis centers and home peritoneal dialysis programs in 33 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Guam, Argentina and several European countries. It also provides acute hemodialysis services to inpatients at approximately 320 hospitals. As of November 1, 1999, Total Renal Care operated 574 outpatient dialysis facilities serving approximately 45,500 patients, including more than 3,800 patients in 51 centers under Total Renal Care management.

SOURCE Total Renal Care Holdings, Inc.


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