PMSI Adds Top Executives To Leadership Team

Tampa, Florida (CompNewsNetwork) – PMSI, one of the nation's largest providers of specialty products and services for the workers' compensation market, today announced an enhanced strategy for one of its major product lines as well as a number of additions to its executive management team. 

"PMSI is well positioned as one of the leaders in the workers' compensation industry," commented Eileen Auen, PMSI's Chairman and CEO. "The expansion of our service offering and the additional executive leadership will help the company continue to advance its commitment to service and innovation in the workers' compensation market."

PMSI Settlement Solutions (formerly known as PMSI MSA Services) represents the expansion of MSA-related services to support all stages of the settlement cycle for its customers. The division will be led by Dr. Kent Takemoto who will serve as President, PMSI Settlement Solutions. Most recently, Dr. Takemoto served as President of the First Health Priority Services Division of Coventry. He also served as a Medical Director/Consultant to many of the largest workers' compensation insurance companies, third-party administrators and healthcare organizations. He is a graduate of the medical school of the University of Southern California. To further support the expansion of this business, PMSI has appointed Jim Molloy as Vice President of Sales, Settlement Solutions. Molloy joins PMSI with dedicated experience developing new markets and products in the MSA specialty area. Previously, he served as Vice President of Sales for Coventry and Vice President of Sales for First Health.

To further enhance its customer orientation, PMSI has also added two veteran workers' compensation sales executives. Tim Howlin recently joined the company from Capital Service Bureau/Medical Management Group of NY, Inc. Howlin has been in workers' compensation sales and support for over 15 years. Mike McQuilken, PharmD, recently joined PMSI from Third Party Solutions. Dr. McQuilken has held senior roles in workers' compensation sales and support for 20 years.  PMSI will continue to expand its senior team with leading industry veterans and customer-focused specialists.

PMSI has also appointed Jay Krueger as Chief Strategy Officer and Mark Livings as Chief Information Officer.  Krueger will be focused on enhancing PMSI's product portfolio, executing market growth initiatives and expanding the company's clinical capabilities. He has worked with CEO Eileen Auen for the last six years in leadership positions at Aetna and APS Healthcare. He is a seasoned expert in product development, marketing and strategy development and execution.  Krueger is a graduate of Cornell University's Johnson Graduate School of Management and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy. 

Livings will oversee all of PMSI's IT operations and investments. He will be instrumental in furthering PMSI's commitment to maintaining best-of-breed IT solutions. Livings' expertise includes application development, infrastructure and operations management as well as experience in customer support/integration technologies. Livings has tremendous experience in the healthcare space developing solutions for clients/customers. He is a graduate of Ball State University.

"I am very pleased that the company has been able to attract such influential and outstanding individuals. All of them are talented leaders who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to PMSI. They join a strong leadership team that is committed to extending PMSI's leadership position in the market and in delivering world-class customer service," shared Auen. 

About PMSI
PMSI – Founded in 1976, today PMSI is one of the nation's largest providers of specialty managed care services and products for the workers' compensation market. PMSI provides an integrated portfolio of services in Pharmacy, Settlement Solutions, Medical Services and Equipment, and Clinical Services that promote quality care while helping clients contain costs and control utilization. The company is owned by H.I.G. Capital, a leading global private equity investment firm with more than $7.5 billion of equity capital under management and a long tradition of partnering with leading companies in the workers' compensation industry. 

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