Huron appoints J. Ronald Dail Chief Operating Officer

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global professional services company Huron (NASDAQ: HURN) today announced that J. Ronald Dail will succeed C. Mark Hussey as Chief Operating Officer effective July 1, 2022. Upon his promotion, Dail will report to Hussey, President of Huron. Hussey will remain chairman until he becomes CEO and chairman on January 1, 2023, as part of the company’s previously announced CEO transition.

“With the significant growth opportunity ahead for our three operating segments, we have a significant opportunity to effectively scale our growing business globally. I am confident that under Ronnie’s leadership, we will further optimize our business while focusing on accelerated revenue growth,” said James H. Rothchief executive officer, Huron.

“Ronnie is a seasoned executive through his work leading Huron’s Healthcare Performance Improvement business, the company’s largest business unit, and solving business challenges for our hospital customers. and the health system. I am delighted that Ronnie is applying his extensive operational experience to our business to create additional value for all of our stakeholders,” added Hussey.

Dail will assume responsibility for the Company’s operations, human resources and marketing organizations. He will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence across the business while supporting Huron’s strategy to achieve consistent revenue growth and improved profitability.

“I am incredibly excited and energetic to take on this new role as we pursue even greater operational excellence. I look forward to partnering with our leadership team and the entire Huron team to advance our growth strategy,” said Dail.

Prior to his promotion, Dail led Huron’s healthcare performance improvement business unit. Through his leadership, the Healthcare Performance Improvement business unit has delivered meaningful and lasting results to clients nationwide, enabling them to achieve hundreds of millions of dollars in annual and recurring profits.

Dail brings over 30 years of management consulting experience. In 2004, Dail joined Stockamp & Associates, which was acquired by Huron in 2008. Prior to joining Stockamp, ​​he worked at Accenture, where he specialized in complex program management, strategic planning,… systems integration and process improvement initiatives. Dail holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ABOUT HURON

Huron is a global professional services firm that works with clients to put things into practice by creating sound strategies, optimizing operations, accelerating digital transformation, and empowering businesses and their people to take ownership. their future. By embracing diverse perspectives, encouraging new ideas and challenging the status quo, we create lasting results for the organizations we serve. Learn more about www.huronconsultinggroup.com.

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