A subsidiary of strategic equity firm Symphony Technology Group has added two members to its executive team.
Symphony Health Solutions announced that Don Otterbein will serve as SVP marketing and product management, and Jeff Cottle will serve as SVP and chief people officer. Otterbein most recently served as VP life sciences at Cognizant Technology Solutions and held several positions at IMS Health; while Cottle, who will be in charge of human resources, worked as an HR executive at SunGard. Both are based in Horsham, Pa.
“Don and Jeff are both seasoned professionals with excellent relevance for our journey and our opportunities ahead with Symphony Health Solutions,” Symphony Technology Group CEO Romesh Wadhwani said. “We are bringing together complementary insight capabilities and organizations with a goal of establishing a customer centric leader for our industry propelled by strong innovation. Don brings deep industry knowledge of the pharmaceutical and health informatics industry and a highly successful track record running product development and business operations functions for technology and information services companies. Jeff comes to us as a seasoned HR executive and change agent well suited to help us bring these capabilities together, as well as drive a strong organizational strategy and talent development.”