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Satellite Healthcare Names Estrella Parker Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Oct 5, 2015

October 5, 2015 — SAN JOSE, CA —Satellite Healthcare, a leading national not-for-profit and 7th largest provider of patient-centered dialysis and kidney disease services, announced today it has appointed Estrella Parker Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Parker brings with her more than 20 years of experience in human resource leadership and business transformation roles within major healthcare and international Fortune 500 companies.

Parker will be the executive team member responsible for providing strategic leadership and direction to maximize employee engagement and contribution while driving human resource function excellence. She will oversee all human resource functions and programs including compensation and benefits, employee relations, talent acquisition, performance management, organization development, training and development, workforce planning, and human resources information systems. Satellite is a 1700+ employee organization that operates nearly 90 in-center dialysis and home therapy facilities in six states.

“Estrella's track record at some of the country's most respected organizations, coupled with her clear passion for her work, will make her a significant asset as Satellite continues on its path of strategic expansion in an increasingly complex industry,” said Rick Barnett, President and CEO of Satellite Healthcare. “We're pleased to welcome her to the team.”

Parker comes to Satellite Healthcare after a decade with The Clorox Company, where as a member of the Human Resources Executive Team, she most recently served as Senior Director, HR Global Solutions and HR Global Business Partnership. During her tenure, she had overseen several aspects of Human Resources function leadership to support the company's Business Strategies and Operations. Prior to joining The Clorox Company she served as Vice President, Human Resources and Human Resources Transformation Program Integration at Kaiser Permanente; and National Director, Strategic Change at The Prudential Insurance Co.

“I'm excited to join an organization whose primary focus - making life better for the people it serves through its culture and its people - aligns so well with my own personal and professional mission,” said Parker. “I'm looking forward to helping take Satellite to the next level.”

Parker holds a Master's in Business Administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from the University of the Philippines.

About Satellite Healthcare:

Satellite Healthcare, Inc., has been among the nation's leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis and related services since 1974. Through its affiliated services, Satellite WellBound, Satellite Dialysis, Satellite Health Plan and Satellite Research, Satellite Healthcare provides unparalleled early patient wellness education, personalized clinical services and a complete range of dialysis therapy choices. In addition, Satellite Healthcare has a well-recognized, enduring commitment to philanthropy and community service, from funding millions of dollars in research grants to sponsoring kidney walks nationwide. Satellite is committed to advancing the standard of chronic kidney disease care so patients can enjoy a better life.

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