CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2009--
Chemed Corporation (NYSE:CHE) announced today that the Board of
Directors has named George J. Walsh III, 63, to the additional post of
non-executive Chairman of the Board. Mr. Walsh has served as a director
of Chemed since 1995.
Mr. Walsh is a partner with the law firm of Thompson Hine LLP. He is the
Partner-In-Charge of the firm’s New York office, and he has been a
partner since January 1979.
Listed on the New York Stock Exchange and headquartered in Cincinnati,
Ohio, Chemed Corporation (www.chemed.com) operates two wholly owned
subsidiaries: VITAS Healthcare and Roto-Rooter. VITAS is the nation's
largest provider of end-of-life hospice care and Roto-Rooter is the
nation’s leading provider of plumbing and drain cleaning services.
Statements in this press release or in other Chemed communications
may relate to future events or Chemed's future performance. Such
statements are forward-looking statements and are based on present
information Chemed has related to its existing business circumstances.
Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are
subject to inherent risk and that actual results may differ materially
from such forward-looking statements. Further, investors are
cautioned that Chemed does not assume any obligation to update
forward-looking statements based on unanticipated events or changed
Source: Chemed Corporation
David P. Williams, 513-762-6901