SHELTON, CT, July 1, 2010— LifeCare®, Inc., a leading provider of health and productivity solutions for employers nationwide, announced today that Doug Klinger has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer, responsible for overseeing LifeCare’s Operations and Service Delivery, IT, and Internet Services functions.
Before joining LifeCare, Klinger was President of Bee Mountain LLC, an investor and advisor to companies and fund managers in the healthcare, internet media and enterprise software sectors. Prior to this, he worked at Monster Worldwide, where he was President of Monster North America, leading Monster.com, Monster.ca and public sector enterprise software provider, Monster Government Solutions.
Prior to his career at Monster, Klinger worked for 10 years at CIGNA Corporation, a global health services company. He spent seven years as President of CIGNA Health Services, a leader in specialty healthcare services. In this role, he led the following companies: Intracorp, CIGNA Dental, CIGNA Information Management (clinical informatics software), CIGNA Behavioral Health, CIGNA Vision, CIGNA Pharmacy and Tel-Drug.
“We’re delighted to welcome Doug to the LifeCare team,” said LifeCare CEO, Peter G. Burki. “His experience in the healthcare, internet, software and financial services sectors and his outstanding track record of success at top customer-focused organizations are perfect complements to LifeCare’s leadership team. During the next several months, Doug will be conducting a comprehensive review of our products, service offerings and operations and offering recommendations to ensure that LifeCare remains a leader in workplace productivity and wellness solutions.”
About LifeCare®, Inc.
LifeCare is a leading provider of health and productivity solutions for employers nationwide, offering cost-saving benefits that help clients reduce their most pervasive absenteeism and productivity drains, including child and elder care, caregiving support, health and wellness issues, and more. For more than two decades, LifeCare has led the work/life industry in the creation of high-quality, results-oriented programs designed to improve clients’ bottom lines. LifeCare serves 1,500 client companies with 4.5 million individuals within corporations, health plans, government agencies and unions. For more information, visit www.lifecare.com.
Notes to Editors:
LifeCare’s CEO, Peter G. Burki, is available for interview.
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