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CompuGroup Medical USA Announces New Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer Norbert Fischl and Chief Operating Officer Kent Brostrom
Jul 16, 2013 (12:07 PM EDT)
BOSTON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CompuGroup Medical (CGM), one of the leading eHealth companies in the world, has announced changes to the executive management team in North America and the United States. As communicated in the Q1 2013 financial report in early May, Norbert Fischl had been appointed Senior Vice President North America. After completing the transition, he will now act as the new CEO of CGM USA, taking over all responsibilities formerly handled by CEO, Henrik Cruger. In addition, Kent Brostrom will join CGM USA as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Brostrom will report directly to Mr. Fischl and will be responsible for the daily operations of the company.
Prior to their respective appointments, both Mr. Fischl and Mr. Brostrom worked for CGM in Northern Europe. The company has been widely successful in this region, earning up to 70 percent market share. The new leadership comes into effect at an opportune time when CGM USA is working on enhancing and rebranding its strategic products to achieve significant growth in the US market.
"I am confident that Norbert and Kent will take CGM to the next level in the USA, building upon the foundation and momentum achieved by the team under Henrik Cruger's direction. Norbert and Kent have shown that they stand for success, demonstrating strong customer focus and true understanding of what defines both a quality product and organization to ultimately grow our business," said Frank Gotthardt, Chief Executive Officer for CompuGroup Medical AG.
Mr. Fischl has spent the last two years working as Senior Vice President for Northern Europe. As SVP, his business strategy and management resulted in multiple performance and operational improvements. In addition, his extensive background working with premiere software and other high-tech companies has equipped him with the knowledge and experience CGM USA needs to increase their presence in the market. Mr. Brostrom has had extensive experience in his role as Country Manager for Sweden, improving competitiveness on multiple strategic and operational fronts for CGM since 2011. He has an entrepreneurial spirit, practices a hands-on approach and holds the technical knowledge necessary to drive operational excellence and growth.
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