Avēsis Names Roger Watson as New Vice President of Sales, National Accounts

Avēsis, a national vision, dental and hearing care program administrator is pleased to announce the hire of Roger Watson as Vice President of Sales, National Accounts. Watson joins Avēsis with responsibility for the large employer market as well as continuing the success growing the company’s ancillary benefit solutions to Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Health Plans.

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Owings Mills, MD (PRWEB) February 14, 2014

Avēsis, a national vision, dental and hearing care program administrator is pleased to announce the hire of Roger Watson as Vice President of Sales, National Accounts. Watson joins Avēsis with responsibility for the large employer market as well as continuing the success growing the company’s ancillary benefit solutions to Commercial, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid Health Plans.

“We are delighted to have Roger join the Avēsis team” said Michael Reamer, Chief Marketing Officer. “Throughout his career Roger has consistently delivered increased market share through highly effective results-oriented sales practices and his proven sales management abilities will be invaluable to our entire organization. We are very excited to have him onboard as our new Vice President of Sales."

An experienced Sales Executive with over 22 years of national sales and senior management experience, Roger’s vast knowledge and success have made him a sought after sales expert and strategist. Prior to joining Avēsis, Watson served as VP, Client Development, National Accounts – Specialty Benefits for one of the nation’s largest Managed Care Organizations where he was responsible for marketing, sales and operations activities. Preceding this position, Watson managed several organizations providing his leadership to business professionals in the provision of sales, service and support for clients in the vision insurance and healthcare industries.

“As Avēsis continues to grow, Roger possesses the necessary background of having worked for innovative, rapidly expanding companies and knows what it takes to align both sales and operational functions as we look to keep pace with growing demand for our ancillary benefit solutions,” said Alan Cohn, CEO. “

“I am honored to join a company whose leadership puts customer needs first and understands the significance in working closely with partners,” said Mr. Watson. “My goal is to further enhance sales opportunities by building on existing programs to expand and strengthen relationships with our customers and partners."

About Avēsis
Avēsis has been providing essential vision, dental and hearing care benefit solutions beginning in 1978. Since its inception, Avēsis has developed, administered and refined its offerings to provide its clients with best-in-class product choices and services. Today, Avēsis’ programs cover more than seven million members throughout the country. The Company has unique experience and expertise as a third-party administrator (TPA) of commercial, Medicaid/CHIP and Medicare Advantage routine vision, medical/surgical eye care, dental and hearing care programs that enables it to cost-effectively deliver exceptional access to high quality providers. Avēsis has corporate headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona and its executive offices are based in Owings Mills, Maryland.

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