Northstar Adds New Director with Extensive Experience in Healthcare Industry
HOUSTON, TX, Sept. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Northstar Healthcare Inc. today announced that Jin Y. Pyun, former Health Category Sales Director at AOL and Director of Strategic Development & Strategic Accounts at WebMD, has been appointed to Northstar's board of directors.
"Jin has a tremendous depth and breadth of knowledge in healthcare digital media marketing," said Don Kramer, M.D. Northstar's CEO. In addition to his experience at AOL and WebMD, Jin brings his experience as lead sales and marketing for Remedy Media, an integrated health publisher. He was also a brand manager for one of Pfizer's major cardiovascular medications, and has served as advisor for various startups and established companies, including Weber Shandwick (healthcare public relations) and Abt Associates (healthcare consulting) among others.
Jin Pyun is also the founder and CEO of MyBoosts. Founded in 2010, MyBoosts is a health and wellness motivation website dedicated to helping people achieve their personal goals by creating personalized incentives. Jin also currently sits on the board of directors for Carzen.com, a NYC-based consumer automotive research company.
"As Northstar continues to expand its service portfolio, Jin's experience in healthcare sales and marketing will be invaluable in exploring new service options," said Dr. Kramer.
"I'm extremely excited and honored to be joining Northstar's board of directors as I've admired Northstar's forward-thinking approach to an established industry," said Jin Pyun. "I feel privileged to complement the wealth of talent at Northstar with my experience in consumer and professional health sales, marketing and technology."
Jin earned a B.A. degree from Middlebury College and an M.B.A. from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
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Northstar partners with physicians in the ownership and management of ambulatory facilities and healthcare services. Northstar owns and manages interests in three ambulatory surgery centers, two in Houston and the third in Dallas.
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