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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — William F. Borne, who oversaw home nursing provider Amedisys Inc.'s transformation from a small regional company into one of the country's largest, has resigned as chief executive officer, chairman and director.

The company said Monday that Borne, who founded the Baton Rouge-based company in 1982, will now serve as chairman emeritus.

The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1pkZdGx ) the company's board of directors has named President and Chief Financial Officer Ronald A. LaBorde the interim CEO, while a national search for a permanent replacement is conducted. Amedisys' has hired Korn Ferry to conduct the national CEO search.

LaBorde has been president and CFO for two years and a member of the board for 17 years, including nine years as lead director.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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