STAMFORD, Conn., July 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Providence Service Corporation (“Providence”) (Nasdaq:PRSC) and its subsidiary, LogistiCare Solutions, LLC (“LogistiCare”), today announced the appointment of Jeff Felton as LogistiCare’s Chief Executive Officer, effective July 10, 2017.
Mr. Felton, age 55, has more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare services and healthcare technology industries. He most recently served as President of McKesson Connected Care and Analytics where he was responsible for multiple business units within McKesson Technology Solutions including RelayHealth, Strategic Intelligence, Extended Care Solutions, Capacity Management and Population and Risk Management. Prior to working at McKesson, Mr. Felton worked at Cardinal Health, Baxter Healthcare and Procter and Gamble. Mr. Felton has a BS in Biology and a BA in Economics from the University of Cincinnati, and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
“After a thorough search, we are excited to welcome Jeff to the LogistiCare team. Jeff is a seasoned executive with a deep knowledge of network-based, technology-enabled businesses in healthcare services,” said James Lindstrom, Chief Executive Officer of Providence. “We look forward to his contributions and leadership as we continue to grow LogistiCare and expand our mobility management offerings.”
Mr. Felton added, “I am thrilled to join the LogistiCare team, as they have built a leading business in healthcare transportation management that helps enable healthcare access for those that need it most.”
The CEO search was conducted by Heidrick & Struggles, a worldwide executive search firm specializing in chief executive and senior level assignments.
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