Broadlane Appoints Kathleen Ayres to Senior Vice President, Human Resources
DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Broadlane, the leading end-to-end cost-management partner for healthcare providers, today announced the appointment of Kathleen (Kathy) Ayres to senior vice president of human resources. Ayres will provide strategic human resources (HR) leadership for all areas of the organization and focus on recruiting and retaining top talent through organizational development and executive coaching.
“She has experience creating new HR infrastructures, implementing policies and programs and instituting sales incentive programs to increase company revenue. We are fortunate to welcome her to Broadlane to help continue shaping our culture and attracting and retaining top performers.”
“Kathy has an extensive background in human resources,” said Laurie Jackson, chief financial officer, Broadlane. “She has experience creating new HR infrastructures, implementing policies and programs and instituting sales incentive programs to increase company revenue. We are fortunate to welcome her to Broadlane to help continue shaping our culture and attracting and retaining top performers.”
Ayres comes to Broadlane from PolyMedica Corporation where she was responsible for HR leadership of Liberty Medical Supply, an $800 million subsidiary and the nation’s largest diabetic supply and mail-order pharmacy company. As executive vice president of human resources and quality, Ayres re-engineered several HR core functions, including recruiting, compensation plans and corporate culture. Prior to PolyMedica, Ayres was senior vice president of human resources for NeighborCare Pharmacies, Inc.
“I’m excited to begin my new role with Broadlane, a company that has strong intellectual capital,” said Ayres. “Broadlane is committed to making quality healthcare more affordable, and that’s a mission I’m proud to help fulfill. I am looking forward to working with the team to implement strategies that will enhance Broadlane’s culture and work to further our employees’ commitment to growth, innovation and service excellence to Broadlane’s clients.” Ayres began her career at MNC Financial as vice president for the corporate support division. She later became senior vice president of human resources for Bank of America. Ayres holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a concentration in personnel administration from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland in Baltimore.
Broadlane is dedicated to making quality healthcare affordable. Through proprietary technology, industry-leading sourcing and innovative services, Broadlane’s staff of experts offers solutions to healthcare providers that dramatically improve operating margins. Broadlane’s offerings include: end-to-end supply chain management, clinical and financial analytics, purchasing portfolio management, workforce management and a complete suite of consulting services that address Lean process transformation, supply chain best practices, capital equipment lifecycle and clinical utilization. Broadlane serves more than 1,100 acute care hospitals, 5,000 ambulatory care facilities and 40,000 physician offices. The company is headquartered in Dallas with offices in Cincinnati, Detroit, Houston, Nashville, New York City and Oakland. For more information, visit www.broadlane.com.