DaVita Appoints VP Total Rewards from Search by Hanold Associates


DaVita Kidney Care has appointed Costas Chrysostomou as Vice President of Total Rewards. Hanold Associates’ Kile Hanold and Keri Gavin led the search for this Denver-based role.

Costas Chrysostomou comes to DaVita from Envista Holdings Corporation where he was Vice President of Total Rewards. Reporting to the newly appointed Chief People Officer of DaVita, Kenny Gardner, Mr. Chrysostomou will be responsible for defining the Total Rewards strategy for the company. He will design, implement, communicate and administer all compensation and benefits initiatives, thereby developing a vision for the company’s Total Rewards strategy, implementing a new compensation technology platform and evaluating and structuring their team.

“Costas will be a great add to this dynamic HR team,” said Kile Hanold, Partner on the search. “His business savvy and unmatched total rewards skill set will be key as DaVita continues their evolution of the HR function. Looking forward to watching Costas’ relationship with Kenny blossom through this unique transformation.”

DaVita, Inc., a Fortune 200 company, is on a quest to build the greatest health care community the world has ever seen. Originally founded in 1979, DaVita (which is Italian for “giving life”) is an integrated Kidney platform consisting of many services lines including: dialysis, labs, home-based health, nephrology practice services and clinical research.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company operates more than 2,600 dialysis centers throughout 46 states and the District of Columbia. Internationally, DaVita operates in nine other countries, with 241 locations. The company has approximately 55,000 employees in the US. DaVita is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and had 2018 revenues of $11.4 billion. Under the leadership of newly appointed CEO, Javier Rodriguez, DaVita is poised to write the next chapter of the company’s history and reimagine what healthcare can be.

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