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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (December 19, 2017) – Fort Lauderdale-based investment banking firm, Farlie Turner & Co., is pleased to announce the addition of Ken Hawkins as a Senior Advisor to its healthcare advisory practice. Mr. Hawkins joins Farlie Turner after serving as Senior Vice President of Acquisitions & Development at Community Health Systems (NYSE: CYH). In his role overseeing mergers & acquisitions, Mr. Hawkins completed more than 200 hospital, physician and other ancillary services transactions. Mr. Hawkins worked in this capacity for over 20 years at CHS and helped to grow CHS revenues from $700 million to over $19 billion. Additionally, he is a past CFO of public healthcare companies and has more than 40 years of healthcare experience and over 45 years of financial experience.
“We are thrilled to have someone with Ken’s background and experience join us at Farlie Turner and are confident that he will help continue to build our expanding healthcare advisory practice,” commented Managing Director Mike Turner. “He helped to build CHS into one of the largest hospital companies in the country and has M&A experience across a range of provider segments.”
Chris Calton, Managing Director and Head of Healthcare at Farlie Turner, added, “Having known Ken and worked with him while at CHS, he is a great addition to the team and brings a wealth of experience in the healthcare industry, particularly as the industry experiences unprecedented changes.”
Mr. Hawkins added, “I am excited to join Farlie Turner and to use my background in healthcare M&A in order to help our clients achieve their objectives."
Mr. Hawkins is a Certified Public Accountant with a Bachelor of Science in accounting from James Madison University and Masters of Science in Tax from Virginia Commonwealth University.
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