Diversinet today announced the appointment of Bret W. Jorgensen as chairman of the board, tailing the recent announcement of Dr. Hon Pak as the company’s CEO.
Together, Jorgensen and CEO Pak will work to execute Diversinet’s focuses on patient engagement and care coordination.
“We are very fortunate to have attracted two deeply experienced and forward-thinking healthcare professionals,” stated Albert Wahbe, who retired as Diversinet’s chairman but will still serve as a member of the board. “The healthcare environment is evolving rapidly, with an emphasis on patient-centered mobile technology, and Bret and Hon bring the right mix of experiences to drive Diversinet’s success.”
Jorgensen contributes more than 20 years of experience as a healthcare entrepreneur and corporate transformation executive to Diversinet, as well as experience in corporate fundraising, strategy execution, and value creation.
Jorgensen most recently served as CEO of personalized healthcare company MDVIP, where he currently serves as director. Jorgensen also currently serves as chairman of Crossover Health; board member of the Kravis Leadership Institute; and a strategic advisor to Qualcomm Life.
“This is an exciting time to join Diversinet,” Jorgensen stated. “It is clear there is a growing demand for mobile-enabled patient engagement and care coordination tools and the company’s MobiSecure® technology is well positioned to succeed in this emerging market. I look forward to working closely and actively with Dr. Pak and the board to lead Diversinet.”
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