BROOKFIELD, Wis., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Connecture, Inc., the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces and exchanges, today announced it appointed Mark Granville senior vice president and general manager of the company's InsureAdvantage product division. Granville previously served as senior vice president, analytic consulting and research services for Truven Health Analytics, formerly the healthcare business of Thomson Reuters where he also served as senior vice president, client experience.
In his new role, Granville will oversee strategic business development of Connecture's InsureAdvantage – the leading platform for health insurance distribution – and manage teams as the company continues to evolve. More than 25 million Americans have shopped for health insurance through systems comprised of Connecture's technology and more than half of the nation's 20 largest carriers, more than one million businesses and more than 50,000 brokers rely on the company's systems.
"Mark not only has proven corporate experience holding the reins through rapid growth periods, he has the technical and client service expertise to lend insight and direction to all areas of the Connecture organization," said Doug Schneider, chief executive officer at Connecture. "As we add professionals of all disciplines to our team, we look to Mark to ensure our methods match the changing dynamic so we can continue to deliver excellent products and service to our customers."
In addition to Thomson Reuters, Granville served as chief technology officer at Mercury MD during which time the company was recognized for several years as a KLAS award winner for excellent performance in the healthcare industry. He was also director, business intelligence for SAS Institute, chief operating officer for BuildNet, and held several positions including general manager, financial applications for Solomon Software.
"Rapid growth is exciting for any company, but the challenge is doing so in a way that takes great care of our customers, delivers great business results for our investors, and provides opportunities for our employees to help them grow professionally," Granville said. "Being involved in this process is what drew me to Connecture."
Granville is based out of Connecture's Atlanta office and reports directly to Schneider.
Connecture is the leading provider of Web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces and exchanges. Its industry-proven solutions enable consumers, employers and brokers to more easily shop for, purchase and renew health insurance while minimizing back-office administrative expenses for health plans. Connecture's solutions are provided to health plans, state insurance exchanges, private exchanges and insurance brokers. More than 25 million Americans shop for their health insurance through systems built by Connecture, and more than half of the nation's 20 largest plans rely on them to sell, administer and manage their plans and products effectively. For more information, visit www.connecture.com.
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