BROOKFIELD, Wis., Aug. 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Connecture, Inc. (NASDAQ:CNXR), a provider of web-based information systems used to create health insurance marketplaces, today announced that Jean Landsverk has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Payer Solutions.

Landsverk previously served as senior vice president of the National and Blue Cross Blue Shield Markets for Trizetto/Cognizant, and has led divisions for a wide variety of top corporations, including Coca Cola, Western Union, First Data Corp, ARAMARK and Xerox ACS over her 29-year career.

“Jean is a passionate executive with an impressive record of beating expectations across healthcare, technology, financial services and public sector industries,” said Jeff Surges, President and CEO of Connecture. “Jean has extensive experience in developing high-performance teams by leveraging innovative technologies, robust strategy, C-suite level relationships and customer-centric approaches.”

In her new role, Landsverk will be responsible for driving growth, managing innovation initiatives, and overseeing go-to-market strategy for Connecture’s health plan solutions. Connecture has an opportunity to expand on an already strong base of current payer customers. More than 25 million Americans have shopped for health insurance through systems comprised of Connecture’s award-winning technology, and more than half of the nation’s 20 largest carriers rely on Connecture’s system for benefits delivery.

“This is an exciting opportunity to join a smart and resourceful team providing real solutions to an industry that’s experiencing a complex transformation,” Landsverk said. “I look forward to applying my skills to the continued growth of Connecture in what has proven to be a highly competitive landscape.”

Landsverk received her Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Iowa State University, completed graduate studies at Berkley’s Hass School of Business and received an Executive MBA from Denver University.

About Connecture
Connecture (NASDAQ:CNXR) is a leading web-based consumer shopping, enrollment and retention platform for health insurance distribution. Connecture offers a personalized health insurance shopping experience that recommends the best fit insurance plan based on an individual’s preferences, health status, preferred providers, medications and expected out-of-pocket costs. Connecture’s customers are health insurance marketplace operators such as health plans, brokers and exchange operators, who must distribute health insurance in a cost-effective manner to a growing number of insured consumers. Connecture’s solutions automate key functions in the health insurance distribution process, allowing its customers to price and present plan options accurately to consumers and efficiently enroll, renew and manage plan members.

CONTACT: Media Contact:
Matt Schlossberg
Amendola Communications for Connecture, Inc.
(630) 935-9136
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