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24. June 2014, Koblenz

Christoph Heidler named Chief Information Officer of CompuGroup Medical AG

Koblenz – June 24th, 2014: CompuGroup Medical AG, a leading eHealth company worldwide, announces Christoph Heidler as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) of CompuGroup Medical AG effective June 1st, 2014. In his new position, Mr. Heidler will be responsible for the expansion of internal IT services as well as the CGM hosting services worldwide.

“As a global IT company with locations in 19 countries, CGM is fully aware of the great benefits of a uniform, high-performance EDP structure. I am very much looking forward driving this development further: I see my main tasks as the optimization, simplification, standardization and consolidation of processes, internal systems and organizational structures. Highly efficient and standardized services on a global basis allow for the highest cost efficiency, maximum security measures and optimized availability for both internal operations as well as for CompuGroup Medical’s Hosting and SaaS offerings. Through the consistent implementation of a global strategy with ambitious targets for engineering and the operation of IT services, it will then be possible to implement further optimization measures worldwide as soon as possible”, said Christopher Heidler when describing his new responsibilities.

Prior to joining CGM, Mr. Heidler was the Vice President of Global IT Infrastructure and a Management Board member of Schindler Informatik AG in Switzerland, where he was already responsible for the development of the global IT infrastructure. During his 20 years of IT experience, Mr. Heidler has also occupied various management positions in international companies such as HeidelbergCement AG, Johnson Controls Inc. and Henkel KGaA.

Christoph Heidler assumed the position of CGM’s Chief Information Officer on June 1st, 2014. In his function, he reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer of CompuGroup Medical AG, Frank Gotthardt.

CompuGroup Medical AG
CompuGroup Medical is one of the leading eHealth companies in the world. Its software products are designed to support all medical and organizational activities in doctors’ offices, pharmacies, laboratories and hospitals. Its information services for all parties involved in the healthcare system and its web-based personal health records contribute towards safer and more efficient healthcare. CompuGroup Medical’s services are based on a unique customer base of over 400,000 doctors, dentists, hospitals, pharmacies and networks as well as other service providers. With locations in 19 countries and customers in 43 countries worldwide, CompuGroup Medical is the eHealth company with one of the highest coverage among eHealth service providers. Approximately 4,200 highly qualified employees support customers with innovative solutions for the steadily growing demands of the healthcare system.

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