EXL Hires Senior Healthcare Executive to Lead Business DevelopmentThursday, March 3, 2016
NEW YORK, March 03, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – EXL (NASDAQ:EXLS), a leading provider of Operations Management and Analytics services, today announced the appointment of Patrick Rice as Senior Vice President, Business Development for EXL Healthcare. Rice is a 20-year industry veteran and most recently Managing Director and overall Sales Lead for Accenture’s North American Health and Public Services Group.
“Patrick Rice has demonstrated the ability to build multi-tower transformational client relationships within the healthcare industry, and I am excited to have him join our rapidly growing practice,” said Rembert de Villa, Executive Vice President and Head of EXL Healthcare. “Healthcare is a strategic priority at EXL, and Patrick combines industry expertise with the ability to implement effective go-to-market approaches and to scale sales operations.”
Rice also held the roles of Sales Lead for Accenture’s North American Provider Portfolio and for large, complex sales in the healthcare, pharmaceutical and manufacturing markets. Previously, Rice was Senior Director for Business Development at Convergys, where he led the team that won what was at the time one of the largest contracts in the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry. Throughout his leadership roles, Rice has exceled at optimizing the sales process and building solution teams that support clients in improving results through operational excellence. Rice holds a BA in Economics from Cortland State University.
“This is a great time to be joining EXL Healthcare,” Rice said. “I was attracted to the EXL’s focus, growth, deep talent and integrated capabilities. The disruption occurring in the healthcare industry has created opportunities for new innovative approaches to support payers’ and providers’ goals of increasing quality while reducing the cost of care. I look forward to helping EXL scale its already strong footprint in this industry.”
EXL Healthcare delivers strategic solutions that integrate operations management, analytics, technology and consulting in the areas of population health management, revenue cycle management, payment integrity, customer experience, and revenue optimization. EXL Healthcare was named to the “Winner’s Circle” in both the “HfS Blueprint Report: Healthcare Payer Operations 2015” and the “HfS Blueprint Report: 2015 Population Health and Care Management Business Services.”
EXL (NASDAQ: EXLS) is a leading business process solutions company that looks deeper to drive business impact through integrated services and industry knowledge. EXL provides operations management, analytics and technology platforms to organizations in insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, and transportation and logistics, among others. We work as a strategic partner to help our clients streamline business operations, improve corporate finance, manage compliance, create new channels for growth and better adapt to change. Headquartered in New York and in business since 1999, EXL has approximately 23,500 professionals in locations throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia, Latin America and South Africa. For more information, visit www.exlservice.com.