Ruben brings his extensive expertise in health policy, economics and finance to KineMatik
Cork, Ireland (PRWEB) March 11, 2009
The KineMatikTM Group LTD ("KineMatik"), providers of software solutions for managing scientific R&D knowledge, information and processes, proudly announces that Mr. Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr. will join its Board of Directors.
"We are delighted to welcome Ruben to the Board," said Harry Lorton, Chairman of the Board of Directors for KineMatik. "The breadth of his experience and his general business acumen will be of significant value to us as we continue to develop KineMatik and grasp the massive commercial opportunities that are opening up for us."
"Ruben brings his extensive expertise in health policy, economics and finance to KineMatik," said Michael Jarjour, CEO of KineMatik. "His keen understanding of technology, specific to healthcare, lends a unique perspective to KineMatik and to our Board. We look forward to his insights."
A recognized leader in healthcare, Mr. King-Shaw is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Mansa Equity Partners, Inc., a private equity investment and advisory firm specializing in healthcare services and healthcare technology companies. His duties at Mansa include serving as interim CEO of All-Med Services of Florida, Inc.
Previously, Mr. King-Shaw served as a senior advisor to President George W. Bush and Treasury Secretary John W. Snow on healthcare policy issues. Mr. King-Shaw was also the Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services -- a position to which he was appointed by President George W. Bush and Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson. Prior to his federal government tenure, Mr. King-Shaw was the Secretary of the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration, and held various positions in the private health care services industry, including serving as Chief Operating Officer of NHP, Inc. of Miami, Florida. NHP is now a unit of United Healthcare, Inc.
Mr. King-Shaw remains active in academic and public service as well, serving as Vice Chairman of the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees, Vice Chairman of Greater Boston's Caritas Health System and the Dean's Council at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
Mr. King-Shaw received his Bachelors of Science degree studying Labor Economics at Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations. He also holds a Master of Health Services Administration and a Master of International Business from Florida International University and the Center for International Studies in Madrid, Spain.
KineMatik brings business methods to the life sciences R&D process, by increasing efficiency, productivity, accountability and transparency. The company's flagship product, eNovator, is the only software program that lets pharmaceutical, biotechnology and government organizations collaboratively manage their information, knowledge and business processes in one seamlessly integrated and secure system. eNovator allows researchers to deliver innovation throughout the R&D product development lifecycle. Established in Cork, Ireland in 1999, KineMatik also has offices in London, Princeton, and San Diego. Additional information is available at http://www.kinematik.com.
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