Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company,
named Michael J. Alkire its new President and Craig S. McKasson its new
Chief Administrative Officer. Both promotions are effective immediately.
Alkire has served as Chief Operating Officer of Premier since 2013. His
promotion is in recognition of the expansion of his role to include
oversight of Premier’s two evolving segment strategies in Performance
Services and Supply Chain Services, as well as his existing oversight of
overall business operations.
In addition to serving as Chief Administrative Officer, McKasson will
retain his role as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer of Premier, as he has since 2013. McKasson’s promotion is in
recognition of the expansion of his role to include oversight of
corporate development, enterprise project management and corporate
Alkire and McKasson will each report directly to Susan DeVore, who will
continue serving as Premier’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and director
of the company.
“Michael Alkire and Craig McKasson are proven, effective stewards of
Premier’s business operations, and are integral to the company and our
evolving strategies,” said DeVore, Premier CEO. “Expanding their roles
will enable them to oversee day-to-day strategic operations, while I
focus on the long-term growth vision of the company together with our
Board of Directors.”
About Premier Inc.
Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company,
uniting an alliance of more than 4,000 U.S. hospitals and health systems
and approximately 165,000 other providers and organizations to transform
healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply
chain solutions, and consulting and other services, Premier enables
better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier plays a critical role
in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members
to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way
care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte,
N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare.
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