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McDermott & Bull Recruits Chief People Officer for New Century Health

IRVINE, California, November 2, 2016McDermott & Bull, the 29th largest executive search firm in the Americas and the fastest-growing firm within the Hunt Scanlon Top 50 Recruiters list, is pleased to announce the successful appointment of Chris Casler as Chief People Officer with New Century Health, a healthcare services company that is at the leading edge as the country shifts from fee-for-service to value and outcome-focused Population Health Management.

This executive recruiting engagement was conducted by Bill Brewer, Principal Consultant; Scott Meyer, Principal Consultant; and Laurie Henderson, Senior Recruiting Consultant at McDermott & Bull.  According to Brewer, “Chris brings a wealth of knowledge to New Century Health with his background in technology and healthcare.  He is well suited to help New Century Health scale in size with anticipated growth.  Chris will also partner well with the CEO, Atul Dhir, MD, D.Phil, in championing a corporate culture of cooperative success.  Chris is a business leader first who has an expertise in Human Resources.”

Casler spent the past nine years with Broadcom where he served as Vice President, Human Resources supporting a $4.5B business group as well as the corporate-wide G&A functions.  He initially joined Broadcom as the company’s Director of Talent Acquisition.  Prior to Broadcom, Casler worked for 3.5 years at Baxter Healthcare as the Director of Talent Acquisition Center of Expertise, and finally as the Director of Latin America Leadership & Organizational Effectiveness.  Earlier in his career, he worked in various roles for Bank of America, Motorola, MicroAge, and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

Casler earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from State University of New York College at Oswego, NY.

About New Century Health

New Century Health is a national cancer and cardiology care management company that provides innovative solutions to ensure the highest healthcare quality.  The Company’s value-based technology platform, combined with specialist-to-specialist physician consultation, enables patients, payers and physicians to benefit from the selection of evidence-based, cost-effective therapies.  New Century Health partners with payers and a growing provider network of over 8,000 physicians to deliver specialty care services to more than 9 million covered lives managed by Medicare, Medicaid, Commercial and Administrative Services Only (ASO) payers.  The private equity firm of Water Street Healthcare Partners in Chicago became the majority owner of New Century Health in 2010.

About McDermott & Bull

McDermott & Bull has been redefining expectations within the world of executive search since 2001.  The firm’s practice leaders, all of whom have substantial executive experience, are uniquely positioned to address the dynamic leadership demands of public and private companies across nearly every industry.  With the advent of MB Interim Leaders in 2011, McDermott & Bull is powerfully equipped to service both the permanent and interim needs of its clients.  Respected companies including Aramark, Epson America, Hyundai Capital America, In-N-Out Burger, Kaiser Aluminum, Unified Grocers, Western Federal Credit Union (UNIFY Financial Credit Union), Broadcom, Cisco Systems, Chicken of the Sea, Western Digital, Golden State Foods, Google, Panda Restaurant Group, Honda Center/Anaheim Ducks, Comerica Bank, Union Bank, as well as portfolio companies owned by private equity firms such as Riverside Company, Sun Capital Partners, ClearLight Partners, Swander Pace Capital, Chicago Growth Partners, and Riordan, Lewis & Hayden, have all partnered with McDermott & Bull.  Additionally, the firm’s Executive Network program provides valuable resources for and offers opportunities to build meaningful relationships with thousands of C-Suite and VP-level executives throughout the country.