INVACARE CORPORATION (NYSE:IVC) Files An 8-K Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain OfficersItem 5.02.
Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On November 26, 2018, Barbara Bodem informed the Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) of her decision to resign from the Board, effective immediately. Ms. Bodem’s decision to resign was due to her recent professional appointment and not due to any disagreement with the Company. As provided in the Company’s Code of Regulations, the Board intends to act promptly to reduce the total number of Directors to eight (8) in number to close the vacancy created by Ms. Bodem’s resignation.
About INVACARE CORPORATION (NYSE:IVC)
Invacare Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor for medical equipment used in non-acute care settings. The Company’s geographical segments are Europe; North America, which includes North America/Home Medical Equipment (North America/HME) and Institutional Products Group (IPG) segments, and Asia/Pacific. The Company manufactures and distributes three product categories: mobility and seating, lifestyle and respiratory therapy. It provides medical device solutions for congenital (cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy and spina bifida), acquired (stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, post-acute recovery and pressure ulcers) and degenerative (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), elderly and bariatric) ailments. The Company sells its products to home medical equipment providers with retail and e-commerce channels, residential living operators, distributors and government health services.