Ronald B. Port, M. D.
Ronald B. Port, M.D. has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors since April 2007 and has been a Director of the Company since 1984.
During his tenure at the Company spanning more than 30 years, Dr. Port has been instrumental in the transformation of Lawson. As Chairman, Dr. Port provides overall leadership and governance to the Board while ensuring that strategies and policies agreed by the Board are effectively implemented by the CEO and management. Additionally, through his leadership, Dr. Port ensures that there are good corporate governance practices in place promoting the highest levels of integrity. In this time, he guided Lawson through its strategic transformation, including network optimization, expansion of the sales force, acquisition efforts and solidifying the Company’s foundation.
Dr. Port is a retired physician and has a BS degree from the University of Illinois and received his MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. He is Board Certified in the specialty of Diagnostic Radiology and performed his Residency at the University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics. He is the son of Sidney L. Port, founder of the Company.