Amedisys announced that William F. Borne, CEO and Chairman of the Board, has stepped down as CEO, Chairman and Director. In recognition of his 33 years of service since founding the company in 1982, the Board of Directors has named Borne Chairman Emeritus. The Board of Directors has named President and CFO Ronald A. LaBorde Interim CEO while a national search for a permanent CEO is being conducted. LaBorde has served Amedisys for two years in the role of President and CFO. The Amedisys Board of Directors also announced that Donald A. Washburn, Lead Director, and David R. Pitts, Director, are now non-executive Board Co-Chairmen. Amedisys’ Board has retained and engaged The Boston Consulting Group for business and industry analysis and advisement; Korn Ferry to conduct a national CEO search; and ReviveHealth for strategic communications, corporate marketing and health care industry consulting.