Hanger to Ring New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell in Celebration of Veterans Day
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2018--Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR), a leading provider of orthotic and prosthetic patient care services and solutions, announced it will ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today, Nov. 12, 2018, in celebration of Veterans Day.
Hanger’s history dates back more than 155 years when its founder, the first amputee of the American Civil War, invented the first articulating prosthetic knee joint, and was then commissioned by the government to provide prosthetic limbs to other wounded soldiers. Today, the Company operates approximately 800 Hanger Clinic locations across the country, providing prosthetic and orthotic care aimed at empowering human potential.
“We are honored to pay tribute and express gratitude, along with the entire nation, to all those who have served our country,” shared Hanger President and Chief Executive Officer Vinit Asar. “We consider it a privilege to provide care to our nation’s heroes, and give back to those who have given so much to us.”
Mr. Asar will be joined on the NYSE podium by Medal of Honor recipient and former Nebraska Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey, a Hanger Clinic patient and United States Navy SEAL officer who became an amputee as the result of injuries sustained during the Vietnam War. Hanger associates who have served our country, patients, and members of the Company’s senior leadership team will also be on the podium for the bell ringing.
The bell ringing will be streamed live and can be viewed at: www.nyse.com/bell.
About Hanger, Inc. – Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger, Inc. (NYSE: HNGR) delivers orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care, and distributes O&P products and rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Hanger’s Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics with approximately 800 patient care locations nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions. With over 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation, Hanger’s vision is to lead the orthotic & prosthetic markets by providing superior patient care, outcomes, services and value. For more information on Hanger, visit www.hanger.com.
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