Angeion Corporation (NASDAQ: ANGN) today announced that its board of directors has elected Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D., president and chief executive officer (CEO), and appointed him as a director. Lehman joined Angeion in May as interim CEO.
Gregg O. Lehman, Ph.D. CEO of Angeion Corporation (Photo: Angeion Corporation)“Gregg has demonstrated exceptional leadership at the company in a short period and has positively affected our customers, employees, business partners and shareholders,” said Mark W. Sheffert, chairman of the board. “Having worked closely with Gregg at Health Fitness Corporation, I have great confidence in his skills and track record to successfully lead Angeion.” Lehman brings three decades of executive management and governance experience to Angeion including 20 years in the healthcare industry. Most recently, Lehman served as president, CEO and director for Health Fitness Corporation, a health and fitness center management company, from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, Lehman held numerous senior-level positions in the medical and education industries including: CEO of Inspiris, Inc., a health care management company; CEO of Gordon Health Solutions, Inc., which provides lifestyle and disease management programs to employers and health plans; CEO of the National Business Coalition on Health (NBCH) in Washington, D.C.; and president of Taylor University in Indiana. “I’m honored by the opportunity to leverage my background and serve as Angeion’s CEO,” said Lehman. “I look forward to continuing to work with the board and management team, and to leading the organization to achieve our goals. I am dedicated to developing and implementing strategies and action plans to further expand our business lines worldwide.” During his career, Lehman has served on a number of national boards and committees including the Tennessee Guardian Advisory Council for the National Federation of Independent Business, the American Society of Association Executives, the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Ethical Force Program of the American Medical Association. He is chair of the Care Continuum Alliance’s quality and research committee and serves on the organization’s executive committee of the board of directors; the Care Continuum Alliance is a multi-stakeholder group focused on population health management. Lehman is a frequent writer and speaker on employer healthcare issues and employee health benefits.