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Carl Camden, chief operating officer for Kelly Services Inc. of Troy, MI, has been promoted to company president. He will also serve on the board of directors of the staffing service until March.

Camden joined the company in 1995 and has been senior vice president of marketing; executive vice president; executive vice president, field operations, sales, and marketing; and executive vice president, chief operating officer. Before joining Kelly, he was senior vice president of corporate marketing services for KeyCorp, co-president of Wyse Advertising co-founder/owner of North Coast Behavioral Research Group, and an associate professor of communications at Cleveland State University.

Option Care of Bannockburn, IL, which provides pharmacy services to patients on behalf of third-party payers, has appointed Leo Henikoff, MD to its board of directors. Henikoff is currently the president and CEO of Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center (Chicago); president and chairman of the Rush System of Health, a six-hospital system in the Chicago area; president of Rush University; and a professor of medicine and pediatrics. He has also served on the boards of directors for Bankmont Financial Corp., the Harris Trust and Savings Bank, Harris Bankcorp, the United Way, and Centel Cable Television Co.

Patrick F. Kennedy has been named interim chief executive officer of Alterra Healthcare Corp. of Milwaukee), which operates freestanding Alzheimer’s/memory care residences in 26 states. A senior executive and director of Holiday Retirement Corp., Kennedy will serve as Alterra’s CEO throughout its restructuring.

Kennedy, a business lawyer, practiced transactional law for 15 years with firms in New York and Seattle before 1995, when he joined Holiday Retirement, which manages more than 70,000 independent living retirement units in the United States, Canada, and Europe. At Holiday, he has been a senior vice president and a member of the board of directors.

New chief financial officer Ulf M. Schneider, MD, former group finance director for Gehe UK in Coventry, England, has joined the management board of Fresenius Medical Care AG, of Bad Homburg, Germany. Fresenius is a worldwide integrated provider of products and services for people with chronic kidney failure.