WebMD Health Services Appoints New Leaders for Sales, Customer Experience

Oct 29, 2015, 18:58 ET from WebMD Health Services

PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Services today announced two executive appointments to lead its sales and customer service organizations. John Harrison, who joined the Company in March 2015 as head of Client Delivery, has been named Senior Vice President, Customer Experience. Donna J. Geringer, a leader at driving new business development, client retention and revenue growth in the health insurance and medical services industries, has joined as Chief Client Officer. 

They will each report to Ben Slocum, CEO of WebMD Health Services.

WebMD Health Services is a health and wellness management platform that is committed to helping its customers' employees and health plan participants make smarter healthcare decisions, lower their healthcare costs, and improve health outcomes.

"WebMD Health Services is focused on developing innovative, solutions-oriented products and services that empower consumer decision-making and motivate positive action," said Slocum. "John and Donna's extensive experience and proven leadership bring important perspectives to our entire team."

John Harrison, Senior Vice President, Customer Experience

Harrison has spent more than 20 years in client experience, building and transforming teams that deliver results-driven strategies on behalf of customers. Prior to joining, he was Executive Vice President Operations, Product and Client Experience at MobilePaks, a startup focused on providing sales tools based on retention science. Previously, he was Vice President of Client Experience at Webtrends and President of Client Services at Yesmail. He also held senior product and client service positions at @Once, GeoTrust, and Symantec.

Donna J. Geringer, Senior Vice President, Chief Client Officer

Geringer has driven new business development, client retention and revenue growth for large health insurance and medical services organizations in the commercial payer and public sector markets for more than 25 years. Prior to joining, she was Senior Vice President, Sales and Exchange Development for Davis Vision, Vice President, Growth and Business Development at KEPRO, and served in leadership sales positions at Ingenix, Aetna National Accounts, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield and WellPoint, Inc. 

About WebMD Health Services
WebMD Health Services platform enables employers and health plans to provide their employees and plan participants with access to personalized health and benefit information and decision-support tools that help them to make more informed benefit, treatment and provider decisions and motivate them to make healthier lifestyle choices. The Company also provides telephonic, online and onsite health coaching and targeted condition management programs for use by its private portals clients' employees and plan participants to help them achieve their wellness goals.

About WebMD

WebMD Health Corp. is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.

The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD.com, Medscape.com, MedicineNet.com, eMedicineHealth.com, RxList.com, Medscape Education (Medscape.org) and other WebMD owned sites and apps.

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