SOURCE: SK & A Information Services, Inc.

November 20, 2008 08:30 ET

SK&A Strengthens Sales and Operations Team With Two New Hires

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - November 20, 2008) - SK&A, a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and research, today announced the hiring of a new Vice President and Account Executive.

Albert Chang, a 16 year veteran of operations and finance management, has assumed the role of Vice President, Operations. Chang will be based at the company's Irvine headquarters, reporting to Dave Escalante, President and CEO. Chang comes to SK&A with a proven track record in business process management and engineering, business analysis, commercial operations management, customer service, data strategy and P&L management. He recently served as Vice President of Data Quality Management for Experian and previously ran operations for JP Morgan Chase and The Bank of New York. Chang earned a BS from Lehigh University and a MBA from the University of Delaware.

Sheldon Gelber, formerly Manager of Sales Support for TAP Pharmaceuticals, joins SK&A as an Account Executive, Solution Sales, serving the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries. He will be based in Chicago, reporting to Manus Gallagher, Vice President, Sales. Gelber spent the last nine years at TAP Pharmaceuticals in various managerial roles including sample reporting and analysis, field sampling and sales support. He joined TAP in 1999 as a sales representative targeting primary care physicians. Gelber earned a BS from Tulane University and a MBA from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

"As we complete another year of solid growth, SK&A continues to dedicate attention, resources, talent and technology to support our core business, new growth markets and our customers," said Escalante. "We are very fortunate Albert and Sheldon, both former customers of SK&A who understand the unique value we bring to our markets, have decided to join SK&A at this time of incredible opportunity."

About SK&A Information Services, Inc.

SK&A is a leading provider of healthcare information solutions and databases. SK&A researches and maintains contact and profiling information for over 2 million healthcare practitioners, including 800,000 prescribers. SK&A's customers include many of America's most recognized healthcare and pharmaceutical institutions. Please visit www.skainfo.com for more information or www.skalivecounts.com for counts and ordering.

Contact Information

  • Press Contact:
    Jack Schember
    Dir., Marketing
    SK&A Information Services, Inc.
    800-752-5478
    949-255-1259