People: Cross Country Healthcare Inc (CCRN.OQ)
Mr. Thomas C. Dircks is an Independent Chairman of the Board of Cross Country Healthcare, Inc., August 2, 2013. Mr. Dircks has served as a member of the Compensation Committee from October 2001 through December 2013, and a member of the Governance and Nominating Committee from March 2004 through December 31, 2013. Mr. Dircks has been Managing Partner of Charterhouse Group, Inc., a private equity firm (“Charterhouse”) since June 2002. Mr. Dircks served as President of Charterhouse from June 2001 until June 2002 and served as Executive Vice President of Charterhouse from July 2000 until June 2001. He has been employed as an executive officer of Charterhouse since 1983. He was previously employed as a Certified Public Accountant at a predecessor of PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP. He holds a B.S. in Accounting and a Masters of Business Administration from Fordham University. The Board has concluded that Mr. Dircks should serve as a director due to his extensive executive management, accounting, tax, mergers and acquisition, and strategic planning expertise. Additionally, Mr. Dircks’ risk management skills and financial acumen add an important dimension to our Board’s composition.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||155,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||110,000|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||--|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||265,000|