Richard L. Scott
is currently the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Richard L. Scott Investments,
LLC, a private investment company, where he has served since July 1997.
Mr. Scott was the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA, Inc.,
formerly named Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation. Mr. Scott previously served on the Company's
Board of Directors from February 2001 to March 2003.
He is also is a Director of Cyberguard Corporation.
Richard L. Scott was recognized by TIME Magazine as one of America's 25 most influential people.
In 1995, he was named CEO of the Year by Financial World magazine and was also cited as one of
the Top 25 Performers of 1995 by U.S. News and World Report magazine. A native of Kansas City,
Missouri, Mr. Scott holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University
of Missouri and a law degree from Southern Methodist University.