Clover Health Appoints Scott J. Leffler as Chief Financial Officer
FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clover Health Investments, Corp. (NASDAQ: CLOV) (“Clover” or “Clover Health”), a physician enablement company committed to improving health equity for seniors, today announced the appointment of Scott J. Leffler as Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). He will join Clover in August 2022 and will report to Vivek Garipalli, Chief Executive Officer of Clover.
“Scott has a sterling reputation as a finance leader for innovative public organizations in complex industries,” said Mr. Garipalli. “I’m incredibly impressed by his experience leading growth companies, as well as his transformational work in previous roles, and am very confident that he will be an amazing asset to Clover as we continue to progress toward our mission to improve every life.”
In his role as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Sotera Health, Mr. Leffler oversaw the company’s global finance, procurement, and IT organizations, while helping to drive organic and inorganic top- and bottom-line growth as Sotera Health scaled to approximately $1 billion in revenue during his tenure. While at Sotera Health, Mr. Leffler led the company through its successful Initial Public Offering in 2020 and built out its public company reporting and investor outreach capabilities.
“I am very excited for this opportunity to join such an inspirational and visionary leadership team in its mission to drive positive transformation in the US healthcare system,” said Mr. Leffler. “I have been impressed by the expertise and capabilities of the Clover team and look forward to contributing my own experience to an innovative, growth-focused public company while continuing to develop a truly best-in-class finance team.”
Before joining Sotera Health, Mr. Leffler served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Exal Corporation (now called Trivium Packaging) and in various executive finance roles at PolyOne Corporation (now called Avient). He holds a B.A. in economics and history from Yale University and an M.B.A. from Emory University and is both a Certified Public Accountant (inactive) and a Certified Treasury Professional (inactive).
About Clover Health:
Clover Health (Nasdaq: CLOV) is a physician enablement company focused on seniors who have historically lacked access to affordable, high-quality healthcare. Our strategy is underpinned by our proprietary software platform, the Clover Assistant, which is designed to aggregate patient data from across the health ecosystem to support clinical decision-making and improve health outcomes. We operate two lines of business: Insurance and Non-Insurance. Through its Insurance segment, the company provides PPO and HMO plans to Medicare Advantage members in several states. The company's Non-Insurance segment consists of its operations in connection with its participation in CMS' Direct Contracting model, which will transition to the ACO Reach model beginning in 2023. Clover’s corporate headquarters are in Franklin, Tenn.
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