M*Modal Hires 30-Year IT Veteran as Chief Marketing Officer
Published on February 13, 2012
FRANKLIN, Tenn.– MModal Inc.(NASDAQ/GS: MODL), a leading provider of clinical narrative capture services, Speech Understanding™ technology and clinical documentation workflow, today announced that Randy Drawas has joined M*Modal as Chief Marketing Officer, a new position at the Company.
Mr. Drawas comes to M*Modal with more than 30 years marketing experience in the IT industry and will oversee the strategic market development of the M*Modal brand and its family of solutions. In his previous role, Mr. Drawas created and managed both the Corporate and Consumer marketing operations for North America, Latin America and Western Europe, along with the expansion of Global Marketing Services for Moscow-based IT security giant Kaspersky Lab, which today manages the Internet security for 300 million users around the world. In the process, he founded and helped drive the exponential growth of Kaspersky’s North American e-commerce business.
“Randy brings substantial global marketing experience to our team at a pivotal point for M*Modal. We are working to build on our core services and industry-leading technology innovations to expand our focus in under-served healthcare markets and enhance our partnerships within the healthcare ecosystem. As our marketing strategy architect, Randy will work to create greater awareness of M*Modal and help us position the company for a successful pivot from a services-focused business to a provider of technology-enabled services and commercialized proprietary technology solutions,” noted Vern Davenport, Chairman and CEO of M*Modal.
“Timing is everything,” added Drawas. “With the newly forged combination of companies, technologies and services that now comprise M*Modal, success will come from the quality of our solutions we deliver and the power of the brand we create. It’s hard to imagine a better time to be joining such a world-class team in helping to positively change our world.”
Mr. Drawas is an alumnus of Rochester Institute of Technology.
M*Modal (NASDAQ/GS: MODL) is a leading provider of clinical narrative capture services, Speech Understanding™ technology and clinical documentation workflow. M*Modal’s enterprise solutions – including mobile voice capture devices, speech recognition, Natural Language Understanding, Web-based workflow platforms and global network of medical editors – help healthcare facilities facilitate adoption of electronic health records (EHR), transition to ICD-10, improve patient care, increase physician satisfaction and lower operational costs. For more information, please visit www.mmodal.clientcreative.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
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