100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Kent Thiry, 61
Chairman and CEO, DaVita HealthCare Partners
- Compensation: $10,900,000 - according to Forbes
- Years on list: 10
Thiry is chairman and CEO of DaVita and CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners, a leading operator of dialysis centers in the U.S. and abroad. The company is preparing a significant expansion in Denver after Colorado offered the company $12.7 million in incentives; its new $101 million, 270,000-square-foot global headquarters is expected to be completed in 2018. In February, the U.S. Veterans Affairs Department said it would pay DaVita $538 million to settle allegations it underpaid the comapny for services from 2005 to 2011.