Axios Pro: Health Tech Deals

June 03, 2023

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Welcome to our newest feature for Health Tech Deals readers. Once a month, we're going to recap who's working where now.

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C-suite hires

  • Evan Melrose, former founding managing director of Spindletop Capital, was named CEO of Elevage Medical Technologies.
  • Former Thermo Fisher Scientific/PPD, SVP Dustin Owen was named CEO of American Clinical Research Services, a portfolio company of Latticework Capital Management.
  • David Pyle, former Solis Mammography chief operating officer, was named CEO of Gastro Care Partners.
  • Zach Henderson, former Glooko chief commercial officer, was named CEO of Global Kinetics.
  • Virginia Materese, former Healthcare Outcomes Performance Company exec, was named CEO of Aligned Modern Health.
  • Jason Prestinario, former Komodo Health GM, was named CEO of Particle Health.
  • Ross Jacobson, former Modern Age GM, was named CEO of an unnamed startup focused on hair restoration by Redesign Health.
  • Larry Nabb, former CEO at Providence Care, was named CEO of Jet Health.
  • Kristin Kaiser Mulligan, former VP of operations at Wheel, was named COO of Heard.
  • William Porter, former Butterfly Network VP, was named chief commercial officer of Bayesian Health.
  • Shawn Lemerise, former CipherHealth CSO, was named Neurotrack's first chief growth officer.
  • Rocky Samuel, former DispatchHealth national medical director, was named chief clinical officer of MedArrive.
  • Jen Cressman, former Brightline SVP, was named chief commercial officer of Form.
  • Tawny Hammett, former Ro senior director of business development, was named chief revenue officer of Paloma Health.
  • Kevin Czarnecki, former Redox EVP of sales, was named chief sales officer of Atlas Health.
  • Jay Parkinson, former Crossover Health chief designer, was named chief medical officer of Sana.
  • Dave Dookeeram, former president of diagnostics at DispatchHealth, was named chief operating officer of Pager.
  • Ryan VanOverbeke, former Vimly Benefit Solutions chief revenue officer, was named chief commercial officer of XP Health. Former senior adviser Joel Alperstein was also promoted to CFO.
  • Axxes Capital named former GQG Partners executive Gary Bachman as CFO, and former Capital Group exec Kirk Kazanjian as global CMO.
  • HungChing Chan, former Medica chief analytics officer, was named Collective Health's chief analytics officer.

Executive hires

  • Samir Shah, former Amazon health care exec, was named Walmart's virtual care leader.
  • Kimberly Dreisinger, former HermesPR VP, was named Thyme Care's head of PR.
  • Julia Ivanova, former SVP of business development at U.S. Renal Care, was named SVP of growth and value-based partnerships at Thyme Care.
  • Krishna Ramachandran, former BCBS of Illinois SVP, was named SVP of health transformation at Blue Shield of California.
  • Joe Miles, former Google Cloud managing director, was named industry head, life sciences at UiPath.
  • Mittu Sridhara, formerly Eurowag, was named operating principal of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.
  • Natalie Schibell, former Forrester VP and principal analyst, was named VP of product marketing at Zyter | TruCare.
  • Emma Ogburn, former University of Oxford director of operations, was named VP of clinical operations at Lindus Health.
  • Charles DeShazer, former Google director of clinical products, was named Cigna's executive in residence.
  • Molly Chidester, former Stop the Spread COO, was named executive director and deputy director of health care innovation of Morgan Health.
  • Quazi Mainuddin, former Google Health technical program manager lead, was named director of technical program management, Digital Health Lab at Samsung Research America.
  • Andrew Matzkin, former Verily director of health platforms strategy, was named head of strategy at Paradigm.
  • Jeff Chiumiento, former interim chief financial officer for Rocket Software, was named CFO of Rhapsody.
  • Jakob Dupont, former global head of R&D and executive vice president at Atara Biotherapeutics, was named executive partner of Sofinnova Investments.
  • Attalia Gray, former Onduo-Verily VP, was named VP of sales at Firefly Health.
  • Sonja Jacob, former Meta exec, was named Athenahealth's director of content marketing.
  • Idan Eidlman, former investor, was named VP of Kain Capital.
  • Larry Blacker, former Seabrook Village home care administrator, was named brand president at Boost Home Health Care.
  • Jess Ayers, former Verily communications lead, was named Big Health's director of strategic communications.
  • David Floyd, former global president of DePuy Orthopaedics, was named senior adviser to Permira's global health care group.
  • Pamela Stahl, former Sidekick Health exec, was named president of Avalon Healthcare Solutions.
  • Peter Brown, former Thornberry CEO, was named Reverba's president.
  • Abbi Akstulewicz joined ATF Medical for the newly created position of director of payer partnerships.
  • Aaron Green, former VP of cloud solutions at Change Health was named OneMedNet's president.
  • Kulmeet Singh, former Twistle CEO, joined Health Enterprise Partners as operating partner.
  • Matrix Partners named former Amazon Pharmacy exec and PillPack founder TJ Parker general partner, per Bloomberg.
  • Kristi Ebong, former Define Ventures head of partnerships, was named partner at HealthX Ventures.
  • Mark Rosenblum, former Redesign Health managing director, was named partner at Company Ventures.
  • Sebastian Arango, former King Street Capital Management managing director, was named managing director and head of capital formation at CRG.
  • Judy Carpenter, former Riverside Medical Clinic president and COO, was named head of operations at Akido.
  • Puja Ruparel, former Amazon senior manager, was named senior director of customer experience and systems at Alto Pharmacy.
  • Real named former NBCUniversal exec Valerie Texin CFO and former Headspace content lead Tarika Khan VP of content.
  • Diverge Health named former Elevance Health VP Vincent Pantone chief medical officer and former Equality Health president Craig Gaites SVP of market operations.

Other hires

  • Andrea McLean, former Olive AI customer success manager, was named project manager at Providence.
  • Neesh Shah, former Olive AI implementation success owner, joined Janus Health as customer success manager.
  • Mary McKee, former Turquoise Health senior product manager, was named senior product manager at DoseSpot.
  • Kamran Imam, former CVS Health product manager, joined Point32Health as senior manager of operations.
  • Michelle Vergona, former Circulo Health practice manager, was named clinical market manager of Main Street Health.
  • Rebecca Redfield, former Takeda Digital Ventures investment manager, was named associate at .406 Ventures.

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