LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sidecar Health, the company that pioneered health plans with robust coverage at up to 40% savings over traditional major medical plans, today announces veteran consumer health and technology marketer Jon Ward is joining its executive team as VP of Marketing.
Prior to Sidecar Health, Jon spent 7 years in varied marketing leadership positions at the genetic pioneer 23andMe. During his time with the company, Jon led international markets, strategic alliances, retail operations and consumer acquisition marketing. Over the period, 23andMe membership grew from tens of thousands to more than 10 million. Prior to 23andMe, Jon was head of marketing for online dating site eHarmony, which he helped grow ten-fold to more than $200 million in revenues and 5% of all marriages. Jon has also served in executive positions at AOL, McKinsey & Co. and HelloTech.
“I joined Sidecar Health because I believe so strongly in the company’s mission to make healthcare more affordable for regular Americans,” Ward said. “The company has created a better mousetrap. Sidecar Health aligns the incentives of all of the players in the health system – consumers, employers, providers, pharmacies – and eliminates the complexity, red-tape and unnecessary expense. The result is health coverage that is affordable, personalized, transparent and simple.”
“We are excited to have Jon join the Sidecar Health team,” said Patrick Quigley, Sidecar Health’s Chief Executive Officer. “His deep experience in consumer and health marketing will allow us to double down on our already strong growth.”
About Sidecar Health
Sidecar Health is a personalized, affordable health insurance product. Unlike traditional insurance, which sits between the patient and doctor, members pay for care directly when they get it using the Sidecar Health payment card. As a result, plans save members 40% or more on monthly insurance costs. Sidecar Health has raised more than $20 million to date and tripled membership in 2020. For more info visit: sidecarhealth.com.