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Empyrean Benefit Solutions Announces New Executive Chairman

HOUSTON, TEXAS – March 29, 2018 – Empyrean Benefit Solutions, Inc., the Hi-Touch Benefits Administration company, today announced that Tom Zajac has joined the Empyrean Board of Directors as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Zajac brings extensive operational experience and guidance to the business as Empyrean continues its record pace of year-over-year growth, and expands on its mission of “connecting benefits to enrich lives.”

“We are excited to welcome Tom to the Empyrean board, at a time of both continued strong growth and great market opportunity,” said Richard Wolfe, Empyrean’s CEO and co-founder. “Today, Empyrean empowers employers and HR leaders to better serve their employees, and our market leading technology enables them to plan, procure, and deliver benefits while optimizing their costs and operations. We look forward to leveraging Tom’s deep operational and growth expertise as we continue to expand our customer partnerships, market impact, and solution delivery.”

Mr. Zajac brings more than 30 years of industry insight and experience managing public and private high growth healthcare companies, focused on transforming clinical, financial, and operational performance through technology and service solutions. He recently retired as the CEO of Population Health for Philips N.V, a global leader in health and consumer technology, and previously served as President and CEO of Wellcentive, Chief Customer Officer of Elsevier Health, President and CEO of Elsevier|MEDai, and President and CEO of CareScience.

“Empyrean has an incredible ten year foundation of proven success, driven by market leading solutions and great customer partnerships,” said Zajac. “Employers are laser focused on providing their employees with benefits that are understandable, accessible and highly valued, while managing against ever increasing costs. The strength of Empyrean’s great team, our highly adaptive technology, and our vision for driving comprehensive and impactful solutions, creates the opportunity to be their partner of choice in delivering on that vision.”

About Empyrean
Empyrean Benefit Solutions manages employee health and welfare benefits programs, combining the industry’s most modern, client-adaptive, and configurable benefits technology platform with expert, responsive service to deliver Hi-Touch Benefits Administration. Empyrean provides market-leading enrollment, eligibility management, ACA reporting, and other plan administration services that empower employers, insurance brokers, and healthcare exchanges to meet ever-evolving benefit challenges. Founded in 2006, Empyrean’s integrated platform serves over three million annual participants across a wide spectrum of sizes, industries, and complexities. For more information, please visit

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