NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ValueOptions®, a health improvement company specializing in mental and emotional wellbeing and recovery, today announced the promotion of Bob Esposito to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. The company is expanding Mr. Esposito's existing responsibilities as EVP, Chief Information and Technology Officer to include leading administrative operations.
"Bob has been a vital asset to our leadership team for more than 15 years. He has kept our business at the forefront of technological innovation, and we are eager for him to take on additional strategic responsibilities," said Heyward Donigan, ValueOptions' President and Chief Executive Officer. "This is an exciting time for our company, and with Bob taking on an enhanced role, ValueOptions is positioned well for continued business expansion."
For 16 years, Mr. Esposito has served at ValueOptions, and in his role as Chief Information and Technology Officer, he leveraged new technologies to improve business operations and developed strategic alliances with leading technology pioneers. Prior to his employment with ValueOptions, Mr. Esposito led the Global Information division within MasterCard International, enhancing IT, e-commerce and data warehouse solutions and also served as an IT Consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Esposito has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Rider University.
"We have accomplished quite a bit at ValueOptions, and I am looking forward to building on that success in the years to come," said Esposito. "Serving our membership requires an unwavering commitment. By combining our core administrative and technological capabilities under a single operational vision, we have the opportunity to do great things for the 32 million Americans we serve and help many of those individuals live their lives to the fullest potential."
ValueOptions is a health improvement company that serves more than 32 million individuals. On behalf of employers, health plans and government agencies, we manage innovative programs and solutions that directly address the challenges our health care system faces today. A national leader in the fields of mental and emotional wellbeing, recovery and resilience, employee assistance, and wellness, ValueOptions helps people make the difficult life changes needed to be healthier and more productive. With offices nationwide and a network of more than 130,000 provider locations, ValueOptions helps people take important steps in the right direction. We help them live their lives to the fullest potential. Visit www.valueoptions.com for more information.