Navigation Links
Veteran Health Insurance Senior Executive Joins Connextions Inc. Board of Directors
Date:1/13/2010

Kenneth Burdick Brings Extensive Healthcare Leadership Expertise to New Role

Orlando, FL (Vocus) January 13, 2010 -- Connextions Inc. today announced the appointment of Kenneth A. Burdick to its Board of Directors. Mr. Burdick is a transformational health insurance leader with an outstanding record of management and fiscal performance with the nation’s most respected insurers, including UnitedHealth Group, Travelers and CIGNA.

His extensive experience includes several Chief Executive Officer positions during his tenure at insurance giant UnitedHealth Group, including Ovations’ Secure Horizons, the company’s large Medicare business; UnitedHealthcare, where he had full accountability for its multi-billion-dollar commercial business; UnitedHealthcare’s seven-state Southwest Region, where he led the business to double-digit annualized earnings growth; and UnitedHealthcare of Arizona, where he built the highest profit margin in the nation for the insurer. He also served as President of UnitedHealthcare Public Sector, where he built a national cross-functional business unit to enter a new space for the company. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of National Underwriting and SVP of Sales and Client Relations for MetraHealth/Travelers. He also held key underwriting, marketing, sales and finance positions at CIGNA.

In response to his appointment to the Connextions board, Mr. Burdick said, “I am pleased to be associated with a top performing company such as Connextions, which has established a leadership position in the healthcare space by helping insurers build their consumer-direct capabilities and brand loyalty through nimble, innovative solutions.”

In announcing the appointment, Connextions Inc. Chairman and CEO Jack LeFort said, “We feel very fortunate to welcome Ken Burdick to our Board. He will provide the clear perspective of a health and public sector industry veteran and expert. His appointment is consistent with our plan to continue our strong momentum and market penetration as the leader in revenue-driving outsourced business process, technology and Exchange solutions, particularly in the health insurance industry.”

Mr. Burdick earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Amherst College and a J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law. He was admitted to the Connecticut Bar in 1985.

In addition to his new position on the Connextions Board, Mr. Burdick serves on the boards of Embark Healthcare and AT Still University Medical School.

He is also involved in non-profit and community organizations, including United Way of Greater Twin Cities in Minneapolis, Minn., where he serves on its board, and is a past board member of the Valley of the Sun in Phoenix, Ariz. Mr. Burdick, a long-time proponent of early childhood education initiatives, was appointed by then-Gov. Janet Napolitano to Chairman of the Board of the Arizona Early Education Funds. He also chaired the Greater Phoenix Leadership Education Committee and was a keynote speaker at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C., for the 2007 Partnership for America’s Economic Success National Conference.

About Connextions:
Connextions successfully provides professional and contact center services and technology that drive revenue at every touch point for some of the nation's best companies. Our US-based contact center staff of 3,000 acquire, retain and service our clients’ customers (both B2B and B2C) through calls, web interactions, chat, text and email. On an annual basis we: Generate $2.3 Billion in revenue for a single client; Write more than $1.1 billion in insurance premium; Handle more than 34 million calls and over 3.6 million chat transactions. Connextions is a privately held company and part of the New Mountain Partners II, L.P. portfolio, a private equity fund sponsored and managed by Manhattan-based New Mountain Capital LLC. See www.connextions.com.

About New Mountain Capital:
See www.newmountaincapital.com.

For additional information:
Yvonne Daugherty
Director of Marketing
Connextions, Inc.
877-772-6868
answers(at)connextions(dot)com

###

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2010/01/prweb3446024.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. 17th Annual Event Honoring 5,000 + Veterans, Military Personnel to Include Real Life “Heroes”
2. VA and Kaiser Permanente Invite Veterans to Participate in Health Record Pilot Program
3. Secretary Shinseki Announces Study of Vietnam-Era Women Veterans
4. GetWellNetwork Taps High-Tech Veteran Michele Perry as Chief Operating Officer
5. Lung Cancer Alliance Salutes Veterans
6. Mental Health America Partners With Prescription Audio To Donate $5M in PTSD Treatment Products to Veterans, Active Duty, Families, Providers
7. PAIRS Foundation Offering Free Classes to Help Combat Veterans Impacted by PTSD
8. Over 2,200 veterans died in 2008 due to lack of health insurance
9. Veterans' Day Reminder from Men's Health Network: Pay Attention to Bladder Cancer Symptoms and Risk Factors
10. VA Summit Frames Plan to End Veteran Homelessness
11. VetsFirst Established by United Spinal Association: First and Only Organization to Offer Full Membership to All Disabled Veterans, Their Dependents and Survivors
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Veteran Health Insurance Senior Executive Joins Connextions Inc. Board of Directors
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a ... such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain ... following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 ... ... 12th International Conference and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two ... Announcement of the grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... Diego, CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... with the American Cancer Society and the Road To Recovery® program to drive cancer ... to seniors and other adults to ensure the highest quality of life and ongoing ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... Clinical Decision Making in Emergency Medicine conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. The ... published in Emergency Medicine Practice and Pediatric Emergency Medicine Practice. , ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... Strategic Capital Partners, LLC (SCP) in ... investment capital for emerging technology companies. SCP has delivered investment events and ... more than a million dollars of capital investment for five companies. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... LOS ANGELES , June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... (NASDAQ: CAPR ), a biotechnology company ... first-in-class therapeutics, today announced that patient enrollment in ... progrEssion in Duchenne) has exceeded 50% of its ... its enrollment in the third quarter of 2016, ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 , , , ... 7, 2016 , , , , LOCATION: , , , ... , , , EXPERT PANELISTS:  , , , Frost & Sullivan,s ... Christi Bird; Senior Industry Analyst, Divyaa Ravishankar and Unmesh Lal, Program ... global pharmaceutical industry is witnessing an exceptional era. Several new demand ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Revolutionary ... Oticon , industry leaders in advanced audiology ... of Oticon Opn ™, the world,s first internet ... possibilities for IoT devices.      (Photo: ... introduces a number of ,world firsts,: , ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: