In this newly created role, Lacy will be responsible for driving a collaborative approach with Magellan Health business leaders and customers to transform end-to-end sales processes, ensure the Company continues to create and deliver differentiated solutions and capabilities, as well as gain and retain competitive advantage and market leadership.
“I look forward to leveraging Tim’s tremendous sales and business development expertise as we seek to enhance the overall growth strategy for our Company,” said Ken Fasola, chief executive officer, Magellan Health. “In this key role, he will partner closely with me and our business leaders as we set the road map for a sales strategy firmly synched to market demands and the achievement of our business and financial growth goals.”
“I am honored and energized by the opportunity to work closely with Ken and the leadership team to capture the next phase of growth for Magellan Health,” said Lacy. “As we bring new capabilities and programs to market, we will solidify our role as a leader in the behavioral and physical health space and bring meaningful value to our customers, members and shareholders.”
Lacy is a proven leader in the healthcare industry with over 27 years of experience in managing national sales activities, sales operations and corporate development for Fortune 100 companies including UnitedHealth Group and Walgreens. Prior to joining Magellan Health, he was a managing partner at FlagshipHealth Group for nearly 10 years providing expert counsel on go-to-market strategies for large health systems and health plans. Lacy has a Bachelor of Science degree in International and Business Management from St. John’s University.
About Magellan Health: Magellan Health, Inc., a Fortune 500 company, is a leader in managing the fastest growing, most complex areas of health, including special populations, complete pharmacy benefits and other specialty areas of healthcare. Magellan supports innovative ways of accessing better health through technology, while remaining focused on the critical personal relationships that are necessary to achieve a healthy, vibrant life. Magellan's customers include health plans and other managed care organizations, employers, labor unions, various military and governmental agencies and third-party administrators. For more information, visit MagellanHealth.com.
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