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MEDEX Global Group Hires Industry Veteran Mike Roban as Vice President of Sales
Apr 16, 2008 (10:04 AM EDT)


BALTIMORE, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Mike Roban has been named Vice President of Sales of MEDEX Global Group, announced Bruce R. Kirby, president/CEO of the worldwide emergency assistance and insurance company. A respected veteran with more than 20 years of sales experience in health and travel assistance services, Roban will add further depth and expertise to the senior leadership team of MEDEX.

Prior to joining MEDEX Global Group, Roban was the senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Americas Region with International S.O.S. Inc. He has held key executive positions at Health Management Corporation (Wellpoint Inc.) and Matria Healthcare. Additionally, Roban has served in various leadership positions at Coca-Cola Company, where he headed several sales teams and programs.

"Mike Roban's impressive level of sales expertise, background in international travel assistance, and commitment to quality service make him the ideal choice for MEDEX -- particularly as we work to continue the double-digit growth momentum that we have experienced over the last six years," said Kirby.

Roban is pioneering a new role at MEDEX, overseeing the expansion of international and domestic sales for corporate, scholastic and USAID clients.

"I believe in the quality products, level of service and competitive pricing that MEDEX offers it's corporate, USAID and scholastic clients," explained Roban. "I'm incredibly excited about products like MEDEX 360m Global Medical Monitor and the depth of resources it provides our customers."

In September, MEDEX Global Group and Harvard Medical International (HMI) launched MEDEX 360m Global Medical Monitor, the most comprehensive health information website ever developed for international travelers.

MEDEX Global Group has been assisting travelers with medical and security emergencies for more than 30 years, providing international travel, security and medical support for corporations, government and humanitarian organizations, and leisure travelers. MEDEX services include everything from pre-trip intelligence and contingency planning to real-time medical case monitoring, complex emergency evacuations and virtually every contingency in between. The MEDEX Emergency Response Center handles nearly 30,000 cases a year in over 200 countries.

For information about MEDEX Global Group and its scope of services visit http://www.medexassist.com .

CONTACT: Josianne Pennington of MEDEX Global Group, +1-410-353-6391; DanBaum of Crosby Marketing Communication for MEDEX, +1-410-269-6547

Web site: http://www.medexassist.com/