Premier Inc. Names New Chief Information Officer Last Updated: August 14, 2016
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.– Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading healthcare improvement company, promoted Leigh Anderson to senior vice president and chief information officer, effective June 27. In his new role, Anderson will be responsible for the continued development and growth of the company’s enterprise-wide, cloud-based informatics business. He will report to Michael J. Alkire, chief operating officer.

Anderson will assume the responsibilities of Keith Figlioli who resigned from his position as senior vice president of healthcare informatics, effective June 27. Figlioli will serve in an executive consulting role through Aug. 31 to ensure a smooth transition. One of Anderson’s key initiatives will be the continued development and deployment of a scalable technology infrastructure which leverages Premier’s platforms. Anderson will also oversee the organization’s national strategy for real-time, end-to-end supply chain and enterprise resource planning, as well as data analytics development for Premier’s specialty pharmacy and population health management services.

“Leigh’s proven expertise and demonstrated ability to operationalize informatics solutions make him the natural choice to succeed Keith and drive our business forward,” said Susan DeVore, president and chief executive officer, Premier. “We appreciate Keith’s vision and the foundation he helped establish, and we look forward to building our next generation business under Leigh’s leadership.”

Anderson, who has more than two decades of informatics experience in corporate and provider settings, joined Premier in 2013. In his previous role as chief operating officer for information and technology services at Premier, Anderson ran the day-to-day operations of the informatics business. Prior to joining Premier, he served in lead informatics roles at Hospital Corporation of America, Health Trust, Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) and AT&T.

About Premier Inc.

Premier Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,750 U.S. hospitals and more than 130,000 other provider organizations. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, 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. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.

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Amanda Forster, Premier, Inc.   |   amanda_forster@premierinc.com   |   202.879.8004
Jim Storey, Premier, Inc.   |   jim_storey@premierinc.com   |   704.816.5958