DaVita appoints new president of international business


DaVita appoints new president of international business

Robert Lang

DaVita, an independent medical group and provider of kidney care services, has appointed Robert Lang as president of its international business.

Lang joins DaVita from international health insurance provider Bupa. Having previously worked in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America, Lang most recently led Bupa's international markets business, following tenures in banking and insurance with UBS and HSBC.

As managing director of Bupa Global from 2013 to 2016, Lang oversaw the company's international private medical insurance operations globally and led strategic expansion in China, India, Brazil, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

"Robert joins us with extensive experience and impressive results growing health care businesses across key international markets," said Kent Thiry, chairman and CEO of DaVita.

"I'm looking forward to working with our teammates to bring DaVita's high quality kidney care and integrated care management services to communities around the world," added Lang. "It's an exciting time for DaVita internationally, and there's great opportunity to expand access to world-class care in new and existing markets."

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