Langhorne, PA, August 11, 2004—Today, International Shared Services, Inc. (ISS), a strategic affiliate of Geisinger Health System and technology solutions provider serving the Mid-Atlantic region, announced new leadership roles and their relocation to Langhorne, PA.
Peter Brooks, Sr. Director of Geisinger Ventures and Interim CEO of ISS since April, 2004, has been named Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Brooks will lead the strategic direction of the company and continue its long-standing tradition of service excellence. Most recently with Physiome Sciences, Mr. Brooks has had executive leadership roles with four early stage technology companies.
Frank Trembulak, Executive Vice President of Geisinger Health System says “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Brooks as CEO of ISS. Peter’s extensive experience in the technology and biotech sectors as a business development executive and his energetic and positive approach to his role as Interim CEO over the past few months have enabled us move forward quickly with growth plans for ISS.”
Mr. Brooks says “ISS’ goal is to be the premier clinical engineering and information technology integration and services company in the Mid-Atlantic region. We will achieve this goal through service excellence and sustained growth and profitability. We’ve realigned the company around our four lines of service: Clinical Engineering, Information Technology, Contact Center, and Technology Acquisition.” He continues: “I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Jones as CFO, Warren Winterbottom as VP, Sales & Marketing, Herb Viniarski as IT Services Director, and Joseph Hardisky as Clinical Engineering Services Director. I am confident in the newly appointed leadership team’s ability to service existing clients and grow new business.”
In his new role of Chief Financial Officer, Michael Jones has responsibility for all financial planning and analysis, accounting, and financial reporting activities for the company. Mr. Jones was Corporate Controller and Divisional CFO for Condor Technology Solutions, acquired by ISS in 2002.
Warren Winterbottom is ISS’ new Vice President of Sales & Marketing and Director of Technology Acquisition Services. He is responsible for identifying growth opportunities and introducing strategic and tactical solutions that improve the company’s competitive performance while increasing revenue and profitability. Previously a principal at gtmAdvisors, LLC, a management consulting firm, Mr. Winterbottom brings over 20 years of executive management experience to ISS.
Herb Viniarski, new Director of information Technology and Contact Center Services, is responsible for IT operations and service delivery including the ISS 24x7 Contact Center. Mr. Viniarski has held key technical and account management positions with ISS or its predecessor companies for over 15 years.
As Director of Clinical Engineering Services, Joseph Hardisky leads development of clinical technology services. Most recently a Regional Operations Manager for ISS, Mr. Hardisky has over 25 years of clinical technology, operations management, and information technology experience.
ISS has moved its new headquarters to Langhorne, PA. “This larger, more modern space was already home to three of our service areas,” states Mr. Brooks. ISS acquired the space in December 2002 as part of its acquisition of the Infrastructure Services Division (formerly known as Computer Hardware Maintenance Co. or CHMC) of Condor Technology Solutions, Inc., Baltimore MD.
International Shared Services, Inc. (ISS), a strategic affiliate of Geisinger Health System, is a leading provider of customized technology lifecycle management solutions to healthcare, government, education, and commercial clients. Geisinger Health System is a $1.3 billion integrated health care system that provides more than two million people in 38 counties in Pennsylvania a complete continuum of quality health care. Geisinger acquired ISS in 1984 and has since grown the company to be over $30 Million in revenue, while generating greater than 80% of its business from non-Geisinger clients. For more information on ISS, visit www.isssolutions.com. For more information on Geisinger, visit www.geisinger.org.