Chairman & CEO, DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.
Since October 1999, Kent J. Thiry has been the Chairman and CEO of DaVita Inc. Previous to that he served as Chairman & CEO of Vivra Incorporated, which he joined in 1991. Prior to working for Vivra, Mr. Thiry was a partner at Bain & Company, an International management consulting company. He earned his BA degree, with distinction and Phi Beta Kappa, in Political Science from Stanford University in 1978, and his MBA, with honors from Harvard Business School in 1983.