company doctor


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company doctor

n
1. (Commerce) a businessperson or accountant who specializes in turning ailing companies into profitable enterprises
2. (Medicine) a physician employed by a company to look after its staff and to advise on health matters
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They sent for the company doctor, and he examined the foot and told Jurgis to go home to bed, adding that he had probably laid himself up for months by his folly.
Law-firm Mills & Reeve has appointed the Newhall Medical Practice to serve as company doctor for its Birmingham office.
May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama on behalf of all persons whose common stock and/or options of The Company Doctor ("TCD") were converted to shares and/or options of HealthSouth Corporation (formerly NYSE: HRC; now OTC: HLSH) ("HealthSouth" or the "Company") as the result of a merger consummated on or about June 29, 1998.
He was suspended on full pay while a company doctor examined him.
The firm hopes to work with the practice as it would with a company doctor.
Doctor, formerly Chairman and CEO of EnTrade Corporation, a Louisville-based natural gas marketing company Doctor co-founded in 1984, as the company's CEO.
The firm, run by Chris Evans - the hi-tech company doctor not the ginger DJ, will reveal profits for the past year later this week.
I have brought in a company doctor - a team of chartered accountants - to see what can be done as far as the creditors we have are concerned.
Chairman Chris Woodwark, a company doctor whose 30-year career in the automotive industry spans Rover, Cosworth and Rolls-Royce, said he had not experienced similar difficulties in the industry before.
Unlike many dotcoms we can already rely on an excellent management team in place including some serious players from the retail industry," added the former company doctor who used to specialise in turning around ailing companies.
A TV sales chief lost a new pounds 45,000-a-year post with US giant NBC after its company doctor branded him an alcholic, the High Court heard yesterday.
Mr Davies, the company doctor who officially took over at a stormy annual meeting last November, is refocusing Dowding after a prolonged downturn.