NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD), the leading source of health information, today announced that John Kritzmacher has joined WebMD as Senior Vice President Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure. He will report to Cavan M. Redmond, Chief Executive Officer.
As leader of Business Operations, Organizational Planning and Structure, John will be integral to our ongoing strategic review and business planning process. Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Strategy will report to John in this newly created role. "John's proven operational and business planning expertise will be invaluable to WebMD as we continue the process of improving our operating and cost efficiencies throughout the company," said Cavan Redmond, CEO, WebMD. John will join Cavan's Executive Leadership Team.
Prior to joining WebMD, John was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Crossing until its acquisition by Level 3 Communications. Before working at Global Crossing, John was Chief Operating Officer, Services for Alcatel-Lucent, where he transformed a diverse set of Alcatel and Lucent services, designed and delivered by 24,000 associates in more than 100 countries, into one best-in-class global services engine. He had been Chief Financial Officer at Lucent prior to the merger with Alcatel.
About WebMD WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD Health, Medscape, MedicineNet, emedicineHealth, RxList, theheart.org, Medscape Education and other owned WebMD sites. All statements contained in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on our current plans and expectations and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future events or results to be different than those described in or implied by such forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties regarding: competition for advertisers and sponsors for our public portals and mobile platforms and other factors affecting their use of our products and services, including regulatory matters affecting their products; our ability to attract and retain qualified personnel; changes in financial markets; and changes in economic, political or regulatory conditions or other trends affecting the healthcare, Internet and information technology industries. Further information about these matters can be found in our Securities and Exchange Commission filings. Except as required by applicable law or regulation, we do not undertake any obligation to update our forward-looking statements to reflect future events or circumstances. SOURCE WebMD Health Corp.