People on the Move – February 27, 2018

By Matt Skoufalos

Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota is seeking a new president/CEO after announcing that John Noseworthy intends to retire at the end of the year. Noseworthy has spent nine of his 28 years with the organization as its top executive; Mayo Clinic has said its president/CEOs typically serve eight to 10 years.

 John Noseworthy

WellCare Health Plans Inc. of Chicago, Illinois has named Chuck Beeman its state president for Illinois. Beeman joined WellCare in 2007 as senior director of IT; he has been vice president of network strategy and provider relations at WellCare as well as vice president of provider network operations and analytics at the Florida Hospital Population Health Services Organization. Beeman has an MBA from the University of Madras in India.

Chuck Beeman

Seaside Health Plan of Long Beach, California has named Maribel Ferrer its CEO. Ferrer has been its COO since November, and replaces Wendy Dorchester, who retired in December. Prior to joining the company, Ferrer was the executive director of Medi-Cal Temporary Assistance to Needy Families & Medicaid Expansion of L.A. Care Health Plan. She has a bachelor's degree in business administration from University of the Redlands.

Maribel Ferrer

Partner Therapeutics Inc. of Boston, Massachusetts has named Colleen Mockbee as its chief development officer. Mockbee spent 20 years at Eli Lilly and Company, most recently as global product development leader. Mockbee holds bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and pharmacy as well as a Purdue MBA.

Colleen Mockbee

Robert Bundick was recently promoted to director HTM and biomedical engineering at ProHealth Care. Bundick previously served as manager of biomedical engineering at ProHealth Care. For more than a century, ProHealth Care has been a health care leader in Waukesha County, Wisconsin and surrounding areas, providing care across a full spectrum of services. ProHealth Care is a regional health care system that offers fitness and wellness services, primary and specialty care, hospital care, rehabilitation, home care, hospice care and more.

PartsSource of Cleveland, Ohio added Mike Maguire as senior vice president and chief supply chain officer; Guy Mansueto as senior vice president and chief marketing officer; Mara Paré as senior director of client solutions; and Mike Poling as vice president of GPO & Affiliate Networks. Maguire was previously vice president of strategic sourcing for the group purchasing division at Premier Inc.; Mansueto has been vice president of portfolio management at IBM Watson Health; Paré was operations leader of clinical engineering services at Allina Health and UHS; Poling joins PartsSource from Premier Inc., where he was a regional vice president focused on total cost management and quality.

Clinic Service of Denver, Colorado has promoted customer relationship managers Ann McKay and Lisa Roybal to directors of client relations and past vice president of sales Michael Kuehn to senior vice president. McKay has been with the company for 20 years, Roybal for 23 years, and Kuehn for nine.

Marken of Research Triangle Park, North Carolina has named Navnit Patel its vice president of global quality assurance, effective March 5, 2018. Patel has worked in quality management for DuPont-Merck, Bristol Myers Squibb, DSM, Schering Plough, Merck, Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, and Rutgers University Cells and DNA Repository-Infinite Biologics. He holds a Ph.D. in organic chemistry.

Safe Rx LLC of Greenwood Village, Colorado has added David Roberts as a strategic advisor and member of its board of directors. Roberts most recently worked for Reed Group, where he was CEO from 2013-2017. Roberts has been chief services officer for the city of Denver under Mayor John Hickenlooper and was a 17-year consultant at Accenture, where he made partner.

Livongo Health of Mountain View, California has named Lorie Fiber its chief marketing officer. Fiber joins Livongo from IBM Watson Health; she has also worked at Castlight Health and has held executive positions at Weber Shandwick and Edelman.

The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) of Washington, D.C. has named Frederick M. Schnell as its medical director. Schnell is a practicing community oncologist of 34 years, and was most recently CEO of Central Georgia Cancer Care; he is also a clinical assistant professor at the Mercer University School of Medicine and at Emory University School of Medicine. Schnell was a founding physician of COA, the third COA president and a long-serving member of its board of directors.

Elysium Health Inc. of New York, New York added board members Daniel Kahneman and Gary Gottlieb. Kahneman is a professor of psychology and public affairs emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology Emeritus at Princeton University, and a fellow of the Center for Rationality at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Gottlieb is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and CEO of Partners in Health. He is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine and chair of the board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston.

Markel Corporation of Richmond, Virginia has named Patrick Moylan managing director of its medical product line. Moylan has more than 15 years of health care property and casualty experience; most recently, he was senior vice president and head of healthcare professional liability at Zurich North America.

Hixme of Agoura Hills, California has named Kirsten Thayer its vice president of product. Thayer has 17 years of software development and delivery experience, and holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Penn State.

AMRI of Waltham, Massachusetts has named Anthony Mattacchione its senior vice president and CFO, effective April 2; Mattacchione succeeds Felicia Ladin. He was most recently CFO of Bruker Corp., and has been CFO of EMD Millipore, as well as spending 16 years at Gerber Scientific Inc. Mattacchione is a CPA with an MBA from the University of Connecticut.

Attune Medical of Chicago, Illinois promoted COO Keith Warner to CEO and a member of its board of directors. Warner was a life science investment consultant whose career has included stops at Wafergen BioSystems, Novartis/Chiron and Biodesix. He has an MBA from Pepperdine University.

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