Allscripts Names Richard J. Poulton Chief Financial Officer
CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2012
CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allscripts announced Richard J. Poulton
will join the company as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 29, 2012.
Poulton will oversee all company finance functions including controllership,
tax, financial planning and analysis, treasury, and investor relations. Mr.
Poulton will report to Allscripts Chief Executive Officer Glen Tullman.
"Rick is an accomplished and respected executive who brings a strong
operational focus to Allscripts," said Tullman. "His prior experience as a
public company CFO, paired with a strong record of delivering results paired
with his strategic approach to financial management make him the right choice
for Allscripts as we execute on our growth plans."
Poulton brings more than 18 years of experience in financial planning,
operational and business management, and development. He joins Allscripts from
AAR Corporation (NYSE: AIR), a provider of diverse products and services to
the worldwide commercial aviation and government/defense industries, where he
served as CFO and Treasurer. Prior to AAR, Poulton spent more than 10 years at
UAL Corporation in a variety of financial and business development roles
including Senior Vice President of business development as well as President
and CFO of the company's client focused Loyalty Services subsidiary.
"Allscripts has a broad product portfolio, a strong client base, and a team
committed to making a difference in healthcare," said Poulton. "I believe
there are significant opportunities for Allscripts to lead through innovation
while enhancing product focus and client experience. I am looking forward to
the opportunity to work with Glen and the rest of the team as we help to
transform healthcare with our clients and garner the financial advantages of
doing so for our employees and our stockholders."
Poulton succeeds interim CFO David Morgan and will be located at Allscripts
corporate headquarters in Chicago.
Tullman also said, "I want to thank Dave Morgan for stepping up during a
challenging time and filling the role during this interim period."
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 aConnected Community of Health™ for
physicians, hospitals and post-acute organizations. To learn more about
Allscripts, please visitwww.allscripts.com, Twitter, YouTube and It Takes A
Community: The Allscripts Blog.
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