W August Hillenbrand informed Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. of his resignation from the Board of Directors on Monday. The resignation is effective immediately.
According to the organization, he served as a director for Hill-Rom Holdings since 1972. He was Chief Executive Officer of Hill-Rom from 1989 until 2000 and was President of Hill-Rom from 1981 until 1999.
Upon his resignation, the Board of Directors nominated William Dempsey, 62, to replace Hillenbrand’s position at the next annual stockholders meeting.
Dempsey was previously the Executive Vice President of Global Pharmaceuticals for Abbott Laboratories from 1982-2007. He currently serves as director for Landauer Inc., Nordion Inc. and Hospira, Inc.