Cognosante Hires Robert Norcross as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Cognosante Hires Robert Norcross as Senior Vice President, Corporate Development  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 Hamilton.  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 visit www.cognosante.com for more information.  CONTACT: Media Contact          Marketing and Communications Manager          703-206-6022          communications@cognosante.com  Cognosante  
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