Rice Powell
Chairman of the Management Board
Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA (FMC-AG)

Rice Powell became Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board of Fresenius Medical Care on January 1, 2013. Powell joined Fresenius Medical Care in 1997 and was appointed Co-CEO of FMCNA and member of the Management Board in January 2004. He has 30 years of experience in the health-care industry. From 1978 to 1996, he held various positions within Baxter International Inc., Biogen Inc., and Ergo Sciences Inc. in the United States.

He is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Vifor-Fresenius Pharma Joint Venture and he serves on the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers. Mr. Powell is a native of Belzoni, Mississippi. He holds a B.S. in Biology from Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi.