Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> November 1, 2002

James New – Ameripath Inc (path)

JAMES C. NEW is Chairman of the Board of Directors and has been the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of AmeriPath since January 1996. Mr. New also held the presidency until November 30, 2000. Prior to joining AmeriPath, Mr. New served as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a Director of RehabClinics, Inc., one of the largest outpatient rehabilitation companies in the country, which he founded in 1991. RehabClinics completed its initial public offering in June 1992 and merged with NovaCare, Inc., in February 1994. Mr. New was President of NovaCare, Inc.'s Outpatient Division from 1994 to 1995. Prior to founding RehabClinics, Inc., he served as President of Greater Atlantic Health Service and Physicians Choice of Southeastern Pennsylvania, both HMOs. From 1993 through 1996, Mr. New was the Chairman of the Acquisition Committee and member of the Board of Directors of Pet Practice, Inc. From 1978 to 1985, Mr. New served in various executive positions at Textron, Inc., and Emerson Electric, Inc. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief introduction to AmeriPath?

Mr. New: AmeriPath is a company that operates in the anatomic

pathology sector. This is the diagnosis of disease by looking