Apria, Inc. (the “Company” or “Apria”) (Nasdaq: APR), a leading provider of home medical equipment, supplies and related services in the United States, announced today the appointment of Christopher G. Lee as Chief Accounting Officer, a newly created position. Mr. Lee will report to Debra Morris, Apria’s Chief Financial Officer.
Christopher G. Lee has 18 years of accounting and financial leadership experience. He joined Apria in February 2009 and has risen internally to his most recent role as Senior Vice President, Accounting and Finance. Prior to joining Apria, Mr. Lee was with Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Lee is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business Economics and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Mr. Lee will oversee all aspects of Apria’s accounting function, including financial reporting, controls and operations. He will also continue to lead the development, implementation and management of enterprise-wide practices, systems and internal controls.
“As a longtime Apria employee, Chris Lee is woven into the fabric of the Company both professionally and personally, and we are incredibly grateful for his contributions over the years,” said Ms. Morris. “Chris holds a wealth of expertise on the accounting and financial side of our business, not to mention the experience he has accrued with Apria over the course of more than a decade. The entire Apria family congratulates Chris on his new role.”