CHE - Chemed Corporation

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Chemed Corporation

255 East Fifth Street
Suite 2600
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States

IndustryHome Health Care
Full Time Employees14,813

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Kevin J. McNamaraPres, CEO & Director3.83M4.88M1954
Mr. David P. WilliamsExec. VP & CFO1.78MN/A1961
Mr. Spencer S. LeeExec. VP1.33M2.76M1956
Mr. Nicholas Michael WestfallExec. VP1.12MN/A1979
Mr. Timothy S. O'TooleConsultant401.55kN/A1956
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services in the United States. It operates through two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The VITAS segment offers direct medical services, as well as spiritual and emotional counseling services to terminally ill patients. This segment offers its services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers. The Roto-Rooter segment provides plumbing, drain cleaning, water restoration, and other related services to residential and commercial customers through company-owned and operated territories, independent contractor-operated territories, and franchised locations. This segment also manufactures and sells products and equipment, including drain cleaning machines and drain cleaning solutions. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Corporate Governance

Chemed Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.