Allscripts Names New General Counsel, Adds Two Directors to Board Brian Farley to join Allscripts as General Counsel, Anita Pramoda and Michael Klayko Join Board of Directors
CHICAGO, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts announced today important additions to the company's senior leadership team and Board of Directors. Brian Farley will join the company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary effective May 28, 2013. In addition, Allscripts added two new board members – Anita Pramoda and Michael Klayko – whose terms began May 21, 2013.
"All three individuals are highly-qualified professionals with outstanding experience," said President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Black. "We know their contributions and insights will be instrumental in helping us realize our vision of a Connected Community of Health™."
New SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Farley brings more than 20 years of legal experience to Allscripts including most recently serving as General Counsel for Motorola Mobility's Home Business. In this role, Farley managed all legal matters and operations for the nearly $3.5 billion operation, including issues related to manufacturing, sales, IP, litigation, and employment, culminating with Motorola Mobility and Google, Inc.'s recent $2.35 billion sale of the Home Business to ARRIS, Inc. Farley managed a 30-person global legal and public policy team with employees located on four continents.
During his nearly eight-year tenure at Motorola, Inc. and Motorola Mobility, Farley led multiple legal transactions, in addition to leading the global antitrust and regulatory approval process for the successful closing of the $12.5 billion sale of Motorola Mobility to Google in 2012.
Prior to becoming General Counsel of the Home Business, Farley was a member of the staff of Motorola Mobility's president, and served as his primary legal counsel. He has served as lead attorney in negotiating and advising Motorola's executive leadership teams on matters involving the separation of Motorola Mobility from the former Motorola, Inc., international joint ventures, restructuring deals, mergers, and other major transactions.
Farley holds a law degree from The George Washington University National Law Center, a Master's of Business Administration from the University of Colorado and a Bachelor of Arts in International Political Economics from The Colorado College. Farley lives in the Chicago land area and will be based in Allscripts Chicago office.
New Board Members
Anita Pramoda and Michael Klayko have joined the Allscripts Board of Directors, adding to its six existing members.
Anita Pramoda was recently the Chief Financial Officer of Epic Systems Corporation. Pramoda led Epic through a period of significant domestic market growth, its expansion into the governmental and international markets, and its launch into mobile health IT solutions.
Prior to Epic, Pramoda helped commercialize self-healing packaging technology into wholesale, retail, and military sectors at Ontech.
Pramoda is the co-founder of TangramCare, a technology-enabled care delivery system that affords extremely sick patients an opportunity to receive care in their homes, recover comfortably, and convalesce with dignity. She is also an executive advisor at Technology Crossover Ventures, a leading VC firm. Pramoda holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Michael Klayko joins Allscripts from Brocade Communications where he served as CEO from 2005 until January 2013. Under his leadership, revenue grew from $525 million to $2.3 billion while profit increased from $3 million to $570 million. Klayko joined Brocade in 2003 as CEO following the acquisition of Rhapsody Networks in March 2003, where he was also the CEO the prior two years.
Klayko also served in numerous other senior leadership roles throughout his career, including Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for McData Corporation, and Senior Vice President of Sales for EMC Corporation. Klayko began his career at IBM where he spent a decade of his career performing multiple assignments and management roles.
Klayko received his Bachelor of Electronic Engineering from the Ohio Institute of Technology. He also completed an Entrepreneurial Executive Education Program at Babson College, a certification in Public Board education at UCLA's Anderson School of Business, and a Public Board education for Corporate Governance from Stanford Law School.
Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) delivers the insights that healthcare providers require to generate world-class outcomes. The company's Electronic Health Record, practice management and other clinical, revenue cycle, connectivity and information solutions create a Connected Community of Health™ for physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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