Chapman, Chairman andChief Executive Officer of Health Care REIT, Inc. "He has extensive experiencein the development and operation of a broad range of health care properties,plus a network of relationships with health care executives throughout thecountry. He will play a key role in achieving the companys strategic objectivesand strengthening our position as the preferred capital, development andproperty management partner for health systems." Frederick L Farrar, Executive Vice President, will work closely with Mr Thomasin his new role Mr. Farrar recently extended his consulting agreement with thecompany until December 19, 2009, but will be reducing his involvement with dailyoperations Before joining Health Care REIT, Mr. Thomas was President and Chief DevelopmentOfficer of Cirrus Health, a Dallas-based owner and operator of hospitals,ambulatory surgery centers and other health care facilities.
Hisresponsibilities included all aspects of development activity for the company Mr. Thomas previously served as Senior Vice President/General Counsel for BaylorHealth Care System, Dallas, and General Counsel/Secretary for the St Louisdivision of the Sisters of Mercy Health System, St Louis. Health Care REIT, Inc., with headquarters in Toledo, Ohio, is a real estateinvestment trust that invests across the full spectrum of senior housing andhealth care real estate. The company also provides an extensive array ofproperty management and development services. As of December 31, 2008, thecompany's broadly diversified portfolio consisted of 633 properties in 39states. When the company uses words such as"may," "will," "intend," "should," "believe," "expect," "anticipate," "project,""estimate" or similar expressions, it is making forward-looking statements.Forward-looking statements reflect current plans and expectations and are basedon information currently available.
They are not guarantees of futureperformance and involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation,the state of the economy, the availability of capital, and the availability ofquality assets. Health Care REIT, Inc.Scott Estes, 419-247-2800orMike Crabtree, 419-247-2800 Copyright Business Wire 2009. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shares of Amdocs Ltd (DOX.N) fell sharply after the bell on Wednesday as the company said fiscal 2009 revenue could fall between 9 percent to 12 percent. According to Bob McKenzie, the Philadelphia Flyers have placed defenseman Randy Jones on re-entry waivers.Jones, who was placed on waivers by the Flyers on Sept.