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New leaders on the way at VGM Group

January 7, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - The VGM Group plans to name a new CEO early this year, says interim CEO Jim Walsh.In the wake of the death of founder and CEO Van Miller, VGM officials had said they hoped to convene their board of directors in November to decide on a new CEO.“We are reorganizing the board a bit and expect to announce a new CEO in February,” said Walsh, who has also been appointed chairman of the board.Miller, 67, died of an apparent heart attack on Oct. 18.In a nod that the board is...

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Industry remembers Miller

October 23, 2015HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - A saddened HME industry flocked to a memorial website for Van Miller last week to share fond memories and exchange stories about VGM Group's steadfast leader, and to thank him for all his work.Miller, 67, died Oct. 18 at his home of an apparent heart attack.“My first contact with Van was at a Heartland Conference,” shared George Breshears of Shaver Pharmacy in Pocatello, Idaho. “I was lost and feeling out of my tree while standing in front classroom door, when suddenly...

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Walsh takes over at VGM, funeral set for Miller

October 20, 2015HME News Staff

WATERLOO, Iowa - Jim Walsh has been named chairman of the board of directors and interim CEO of the VGM Group.Walsh has been a long-time business partner of Van Miller and was most recently president and general counsel for the company. The board will meet in person next month to determine next steps.In recent years, Miller had set in place plans for his succession. In 2008, he and minority shareholders Walsh and John Deery Jr. sold 100% of the stock of the company to its employees through an employee...

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