athenahealth Names Stacy Simpson Chief Marketing Officer

Simpson joins athenahealth’s leadership team to help drive and enhance the company’s brand and next phase of growth

WATERTOWN, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–athenahealth, Inc., a leading provider of network-enabled software and services for medical groups and health systems nationwide, today announced that Stacy Simpson has joined the company as chief marketing officer (CMO). In this role, Simpson will oversee athenahealth’s segment marketing, brand and communications, and research and editorial strategy functions.

Over her more than 25-year career, Simpson has held numerous marketing and communications leadership roles. She joins athenahealth from Genpact, a global professional services firm, where she served as chief marketing officer and global head of corporate responsibility, diversity, equity, and inclusion. Prior to Genpact, Simpson led marketing and communications at Publicis Sapient, a global technology, consulting, and marketing services company; and served as chief communications and marketing officer for IAC, a global media and internet company, among other roles.

“I am excited to welcome Stacy to athenahealth,” said Bob Segert, chairman and chief executive officer of athenahealth. “With her many years of experience creating and driving global brands, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to take our brand to the next level. She will be an asset to our company as we continue our growth journey and execute our vision to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all.”

“I am thrilled to join athenahealth and its award-winning marketing team,” said Simpson. “This is an amazing opportunity to work with a dynamic brand, an incredibly talented and passionate team, and a mission-driven organization committed to improving and transforming the delivery of healthcare. I look forward to helping athenahealth enhance its market presence and tell its story to key external audiences.”

Simpson received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Policy Studies from Syracuse University.

About athenahealth, Inc.

athenahealth creates innovative healthcare technology that connects clinicians, patients, payers, and partners in differentiated ways. Our electronic health record, revenue cycle management, and patient engagement tools allow anytime, anywhere access, driving better financial outcomes for our customers and enabling our provider customers to deliver better quality care. In everything we do, we’re inspired by our vision to create a thriving ecosystem that delivers accessible, high-quality, and sustainable healthcare for all. For more information, please visit


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