Avivia Health Continues Its Growth in U.S.

Announces Corporate Promotions

ATLANTA, Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Avivia Health From Kaiser Permanente has announced the promotion of Marsha Masten, RN as Vice President, Client Services; Jonathan Shimp as Vice President Sales; and Steve Hastings as Area Vice President Sales for the West Region.

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"Avivia has already expanded its Client Services Department by 25 percent this year, including a dedicated implementation specialist," says Chris Stenzel, Chief Executive Officer of Avivia Health. "We have signed on clients who represent the full suite of our services featuring our Your Health Center portal, in-depth coaching, health risk assessment (HRA), condition and lifestyle management, case management, maternity management, incentives programs, on-site screening services and group physical activity programs. Each of these world-class services are delivered to our clients through a creative, consultative and collaborative approach," Stenzel says.

Masten is a registered nurse and a healthcare executive with over 25 years of clinical expertise. Prior to joining Avivia Health, Masten worked for several health and wellness organizations and gained valuable experience in Operations, Client Services, Sales, and Internal Consulting.

Jon Shimp has been promoted to Avivia Health Vice President Sales. Formerly, Shimp was Area Vice President for the West Region. Prior to his positions with Avivia Health, Shimp worked at Illinois-based Hewitt & Associates. While there, he held the post of Reporting & Analytics Solutions Sales Executive. Previous experience includes sales and account management roles with Motorola and Merrill Lynch.

Steve Hastings, formerly Manager of Sales Operations and Proposal Development for Avivia, has been promoted to serve as the company's Area Vice President Sales for the West Region. Before he joined Avivia Health, Hastings worked as a Sales Proposal Consultant for Hewitt Associates where he provided health and welfare services offerings to some of the company's largest employers.

"With Jon heading up Avivia's corporate sales strategy, coupled with the strength of Steve's increased responsibilities and Marsha's dedicated implementation process and commitment to an unparalleled Client Services program, Avivia is poised to grow its key consultant relationships and client base in 2012," adds Stenzel.

Avivia Health is the only organization powered by the knowledge gained from Kaiser Permanente's 65+ years of population care management with a comprehensive solution that includes data analytics, outreach, specially trained health coaches, and decision aids to empower individuals to more effectively manage their health care needs – all of which are proven to cut down on patient health care costs.

Avivia Health's workforce health solutions help control health care costs, improve productivity and give employees the resources they need to move toward a better path to life. Additional information on Avivia Health can be found by calling 1-877-4AVIVIA (877-428-4842) or by visiting www.aviviahealth.com.

For additional information please contact Ms. Leigh Canavan, Manager, Marketing and Communications for Avivia Health at 404-364-4851 or by emailing [email protected].

Media Contact: Ms. Leigh Canavan
Manager Marketing and Communications

SOURCE Avivia Health