Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> March 6, 2000

A. Malachi Mixon Iii – Invacare Corporation (ivc)

A. MALACHI MIXON, III is Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Invacare Corporation, the leading worldwide manufacturer and distributor of medical products for the home health care market. Mr. Mixon serves on the Boards of The Sherwin-Williams Company, The Lamson & Sessions Company and Primus Venture Partners, a leading Midwest venture capital firm. He also is a founding investor in MCM Capital Corporation, a Cleveland leveraged buyout company; and RoundWood Capital, a Cleveland limited money management partnership. Additionally, he has been an active investor in several successful Cleveland-area ventures that became public companies including Royal Appliance Manufacturing Company, STERIS Corporation, and NCS HealthCare, Inc. A graduate of Leadership Cleveland (1986), his current civic activities include serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of The Cleveland Clinic Foundation and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He also serves on the Boards of Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Tomorrow, Students in Free Enterprise, and the Fred A. Lennon Charitable Trust. He is a graduate of Harvard College, a BA degree, and Harvard Business School with an MBA degree. Profile
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Mr. Mixon: Invacare Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and

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