AMN Healthcare scoops risk and compliance award


AMN Healthcare, a provider of healthcare workforce solutions and staffing services, has received a risk and compliance award from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) Governance Services. 

AMN Healthcare has been named the winner of ‘Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company’, and was a finalist for ‘Exemplary CD&A  (Compensation Discussion and Analysis) for Compensation Committee’ at the 2nd Annual Governance, Risk and Compliance Leadership Awards.

The GRC Leadership Awards celebrate and recognize exemplary companies and individuals exceeding the requirements of governance, regulation, and compliance; aiming for and obtaining excellence in their respective fields; and serving as models for other companies to emulate.

"In the healthcare industry, the importance of transparency, properly assessing risk and conducting business ethically cannot be understated," said Susan Salka, president and chief executive officer of AMN Healthcare. 

"We are most gratified to be recognized by such an authority as the New York Stock Exchange Governance Services for something we view as a fundamental value of our business."

The top award for ‘Best Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program at a Small to Mid-Cap Company’ states that AMN Healthcare "demonstrates that governance, risk, and compliance issues are top of mind. Solid policy and training methods are in place, assuring that industry and regulatory best practice permeate the organization."

In addition, AMN was a finalist for ‘Exemplary CD&A for Compensation Committee’. 

This award states that "mindful that expectations regarding transparency and full disclosure are constantly rising, this company produces a superior CD&A that satisfies the most demanding shareholder, providing clear rationale for all pay decisions and persuading shareholders that the company has instituted a pay model that is properly aligned with its unique strategic objectives."

AMN Healthcare, NYSE, Susan Salka, US