Zappone previously served as president for RecoverCare.

She has senior management experience at companies including Tyco, General Electric, McKinsey & Company and Exxon.

Zappone served as president of Alcoa’s Oil & Gas unit where she fast-tracked its market entry with five interdependent global contracts and commercialized seven new products.

Former CEO Mark Bidner will remain as senior advisor and substantial investor at RecoverCare and will also serve as chairman Emeritus.

RecoverCare serves acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, hospice centers and home care patients.

The company’s primary product lines include surface mattresses for wound care, bariatric equipment for care of obese patients, specialty beds and patient transfer equipment for safe patient handling and negative pressure wound therapy equipment.