Change Healthcare Names New Executive Director of International Operations

Change Healthcare has announced the appointment of Richard Turner as Executive Director of International Operations, based out of London.

In his new position, Richard will be responsible for Change Healthcare’s operations, customer success strategy, and commercial management and financial results. His responsibilities also include leading the international country directors and territory teams, reporting to Rick Gary, VP and Chief Operating Officer.

“I am delighted to join the Change Healthcare team as Executive Director of International Operations,” Richard said. “This is an exciting time for the company across our growth markets, which include Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and my home country, the U.K. My focus is to continue to deliver excellent services to our international customers and organize the business for continued growth.”

Richard has a proven track record of delivering, developing, and supporting healthcare information services across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific countries by building and leading skilled and appropriately deployed teams. His previous experience includes implementing system deployment projects from both supplier and client perspectives.

Richard was most recently at Ascom, a global solutions provider focused on healthcare ICT and mobile workflow solutions. Before that he held increasingly responsible positions with the U.K.’s National Health Service, Carestream Health, and GE Healthcare.

“I am very pleased to have Richard in his role and as part of our senior leadership team,” said Rick Gary, Change Healthcare VP and COO. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and broad experience with him that will help us shape our international business. Richard is joining Change Healthcare at an exciting time as we continue to grow and develop our customer relationships, and I’m confident that he will have a truly positive impact on the organization.”