Robert Waterman was Appointed as General Counsel at HCA Holdings, Inc.

Date of management change: April 05, 2012 

What Happened?

HCA Holdings, Inc. ( ) hired Robert Waterman as General Counsel


About the Company

HCA is one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, comprised of locally managed facilities that include 168 hospitals and 113 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and The United Kingdom. With its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA created a new format for hospital care in America. R. Milton Johnson is the company’s Chairman and CEO. We are dedicated to providing healthcare services that meet each community`s local healthcare needs. We seek to integrate various services to deliver patient care with maximum quality and efficiency. Our approach includes focusing on quality; streamlining operations; sharing technology, equipment and personnel where appropriate; and using economies of scale when contracting for medical supplies and administrative services.


About the Person

Bob Waterman is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Labor Relations Officer of Nashville, Tennessee-based HCA, the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services.  Waterman joined HCA as General Counsel in November 1997.  Prior to joining HCA, Waterman was a partner in the San Francisco office of Latham & Watkins.  At Latham, Waterman was the nationwide chair of the firm’s healthcare group.  He specialized in mergers and acquisitions. Waterman is an active supporter of numerous Nashville charitable and nonprofit organizations. He was a member of the Board of Directors of University School of Nashville from 2002 through 2010. A native of California, Waterman graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English from California State University, Long Beach, summa cum laude.  He then earned his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall).  At Boalt, he was Note and Comment Editor and a member of the Board of Editors of the California Law Review.   He resides in Nashville with his wife, Leslie, and their twin boys.


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