TSO3 Inc. has announced the appointment of Dr. Doug Dieter to its board of directors.

Dieter is currently a Managing Director at Ares Management, an asset manager headquartered in Los Angeles, California, where he is responsible for investments across the health care spectrum, including inpatient and outpatient health care services, health insurers, medical device and pharmaceutical and biotech companies.

Prior to joining Ares Management in 2016, Dieter was a Senior Analyst at Western Asset Management Company, an asset manager based in Pasadena, California, where he was responsible for health care and technology high yield and loan investments. At Ares Management and Western Asset Management, his primary focus has been to provide capital solutions and financing for health care M&A and leveraged buyouts. He is a recognized authority on health care finance and has deep knowledge of the health care system, including Medicare and Medicaid payment systems.

“We are extremely pleased to welcome Doug to the TSO3 Board of Directors,” stated Germain Carrière, Chairman of the Board for TSO3. “TSO3 selected Doug after completing a search process in which a number of highly qualified individuals were screened and interviewed. His detailed knowledge of the healthcare industry will contribute greatly to the Company.”