Symphony Corp. Appoints Nick Willocks as President

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Symphony Corp. a global healthcare technology solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Nick Willocks as President. Willocks will be responsible for identifying and implementing new growth strategies, reporting directly to Symphony's Chief Executive Officer, Ravi Kalla.

"Nick is an accomplished healthcare executive with over 17 years of senior-level experience, who is known for his ability to develop market-winning strategies and architect scalable organizational structures," said Kalla. "Nick's impressive track record and talents will be extremely valuable for Symphony as we continue the rapid growth we have seen in the last three years."

Willocks previously served McKinsey & Company, a global management-consulting firm, where he helped develop growth strategy and business development for Objective Health, which offers a new healthcare consulting model for regional and community hospitals. He also previously served as President for CombineMED, a joint venture between the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and CombineNet, a leader in technology to optimize purchasing power; and Chief Executive Officer of Incline Healthcare Solutions, a UPMC subsidiary that focuses on electronic processing of healthcare payments.

"As healthcare organizations are faced with ever increasing challenges in the light of the Accountable Care Act, Symphony is one of the few healthcare IT service companies that can provide end-to-end services for clients," said Willocks. "I am excited to join the Symphony team. We have a strong foundation and are positioned to drive rapid growth for Symphony in both the Payer and Provider market based on our deep expertise in IT consulting and advanced analytics."

Willocks has a Master's of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Colorado. He will be based in Pittsburgh, Pa. and traveling frequently to the Madison, Wis.-based headquarters.

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About Symphony Corporation
Symphony Corporation is a Madison, Wisconsin based global technology solutions provider that helps organizations develop and implement a range of technology solutions in less time at a lower costs. Symphony commitment to quality processes such as CMMi Level 4 has brought it to an industry leadership position in specialized IT services. Symphony maintains world-class development facilities that are audited and comply with HIPAA and FDA CFR guidelines. Symphony has more than 15 years of experience in developing and managing transaction based enterprise applications and large data warehouses to web and mobile applications. Clients include large health systems, medical devices manufacturers, and fortune 500 companies. Specific to the healthcare industry, Symphony has extensive experience in implementation and integration of clinical systems, healthcare informatics, as well as quality and care management systems.

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