People & Flashes

People in Business: Dan Rogers, Bill Fox

by Leslie Turk

Dan Rogers promoted to vice president of operations at Knight Oil Tools.

Dan Rogers was promoted to vice president of operations at Knight Oil Tools. Rogers focuses on profitable growth of all Knight Oil Tools U.S.A. product and service lines. He oversees all U.S. operations, ensuring efforts are unified and their synergies maximized within each region.

Rogers previously was Knight's director of operations for the Gulf Coast region and quality control manager for Downhole Tubulars. He has worked for Knight Oil Tools for 18 years and has more than 30 years of oilfield experience. Before joining Knight Oil Tools, Rogers worked for Homco, Oilfield Rentals and Drilling Tools Inc.

Bill Fox, a member of the Progressive Acute Care corporate leadership team, was named CEO of Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia. Louisiana-based Progressive Acute Care recently purchased Dauterive Hospital. Dan Rissing, Progressive CEO, made the announcement of Fox's appointment while commending interim CEO Gerald Fornoff for his leadership and dedication during the hospital ownership transition period. "We welcome Bill Fox as an integral member of our Dauterive Hospital leadership team and as a man highly respected and credentialed in the development and strengthening of hospitals in their market area. At the same time, we express our great appreciation to, and respect for, Jerry Fornoff for his interim role in past months in preparing Dauterive Hospital for the recent transition of ownership. Jerry has been a true team player and a good friend of Progressive Acute Care. He will continue to serve as a consultant to Progressive Acute Care in several future ventures and projects."

Fox assumed the role of CEO of Dauterive Hospital July 22, after serving Progressive Acute Care as CEO of Oakdale Community Hospital in Oakdale. Fox comes to Dauterive Hospital following a health care career that spans more than three decades. He earned his BS in health care administration from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., and his MS in health care administration from Trinity University in San Antonio.