Cognosante Hires Robert Norcross as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Cognosante Hires Robert Norcross as Senior Vice President, Corporate

MCLEAN, Va., May 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cognosante, a leading provider
of Consulting, Technology, and BPO services to healthcare organizations, has
announced the hiring of Robert Norcross as Senior Vice President of Corporate
Development. In this role, Mr. Norcross will look to drive organic and
non-organic growth at Cognosante through the establishment of new
product/service offerings, partnerships, and corporate combinations.

Rob is a seasoned strategy and development executive, with over 30 years of
experience developing new sources of revenue growth. He sports a rich
background working with leading information technology and business process
outsourcing companies, including IBM Global Business Services, Convergys
Corporation, and Capgemini. He has also led product planning and development
for the Comcast Corporation. Earlier in his career, Rob served as a Partner
with Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman) and with Booz-Allen

Rob's leadership of diverse developmental initiatives has resulted in the
creation of over 50 new products, businesses, and strategic alliances,
yielding new revenue streams of up to $300 million, cost savings of up to $100
million, and M &A transactions worth up to $50 billion.

"As Cognosante continues to quickly make its mark in our industry, we will
need to rely on a leadership full of passion and enthusiasm with a keen eye
for innovative growth strategies," said Michele Kang, Chief Executive Officer
of Cognosante. "Rob brings the right mix of strategy and development expertise
with a strong, forward-thinking personality that is well-suited for our
dynamic environment."

Mr. Norcross is excited to join Cognosante. "The opportunity is unlimited,"
says Rob. "The healthcare industry is undergoing immense change, and
Cognosante has the capabilities, the people, and the drive needed to
facilitate – and often lead – that change. This is more than just exciting.
This is fun."

Rob received his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT). He was also awarded an M.S. degree in
Management from MIT's Sloan School of Management.

About Cognosante

Cognosante is a leading provider of consulting, technology, and BPO services
to healthcare organizations, specializing in Health Reform initiatives. The
company has more than 25 years of experience working with 48 states and the
Federal government to assist its clients in developing, managing, and
executing complex healthcare information programs and infrastructures. Its
expertise includes health insurance marketplaces, enrollment reconciliation,
healthcare standards, modular system integration, health informatics,
Medicaid, health information exchange, and fraud, waste, and abuse. Please
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