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Dr. Sebastian Krolop Joins HIMSS as Chief Operating and Strategy Officer

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HIMSS, a global advisor and thought leader in health information and
technology, announced today the appointment of Dr. Sebastian Krolop,
M.D., Ph.D., M. Sc. to the role of Chief Operating & Strategy Officer
(COSO). Dr. Krolop comes to the organization with more than 20 years of
experience as a physician, an advisor, and as a consultant for health
and public services in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

In his role as COSO, Dr. Krolop will lead the alignment of HIMSS’
operational goals with the organization’s strategic plan. In addition,
he will guide the direction of HIMSS Analytics, HIMSS Media and foster
additional support services in international markets.

Sebastian is a wonderful addition to the HIMSS team. As a past
Chair of the HIMSS Board of Directors he has a strong familiarity with
HIMSS and a clear appreciation for our mission. Sebastian has an
excellent strategic mind with a detailed understanding of the global
health eco-system,” said Hal Wolf, President and CEO of HIMSS. “Having
our COSO based in Germany will add to our dedication and growth in the
international markets.”

Dr. Krolop began his career in a university hospital in Germany, working
in the anesthesiology department. He progressed further in his career
into consulting roles across multiple areas like management, financial
services, and strategy consulting for health and public services. His
roles also include serving as partner and vice president at Philips
Healthcare Transformation Services, overseeing Europe, the Middle East
and Africa (EMEA) operations from 2015 to 2017. In his most recent role
at Deloitte Consulting, Sebastian served as partner and industry lead
for life sciences and health care in the German markets.


HIMSS is a global advisor and thought leader supporting the
transformation of health through information and technology. As a
mission driven non-profit, HIMSS offers a unique depth and breadth of
expertise in health innovation, public policy, workforce development,
research and analytics to advise global leaders, stakeholders and
influencers on best practices in health information and technology.
Through our innovation companies, HIMSS delivers key insights, education
and engaging events to healthcare providers, governments and market
suppliers, ensuring they have the right information at the point of