Apria taps new CEO
LAKE FOREST, Calif. – Apria Healthcare has named John Figueroa as its new CEO and chairman of its board of directors, according to a press release. Figueroa will also assume the position of CEO for Apria’s Coram home infusion unit. Figueroa most recently served as CEO and board member of Cincinnati-based Omnicare, a pharmaceutical company. He will succeed Norman Payson, MD, who recently announced his intention to retire. Payson will continue to provide Apria with counsel as senior adviser and as a member of Apria’s board of directors.