SOURCE: Vitech Systems Group, Inc.

Vitech Systems Group, Inc.

January 11, 2011 08:10 ET

Vitech Names John Specht Vice President of Sales

20 Year Sales and Marketing Veteran to Bolster Vitech's Success in Providing Innovative, Proven Core Technology Solutions to Healthcare Insurers

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Vitech Systems Group, Inc., a leading provider of software solutions for benefits administration, announced today the appointment of John Specht as vice president of sales. Specht, who brings more than a 20-year successful track record of experience as a sales and marketing executive in the healthcare insurance, technology and pharmaceutical industries, will lead healthcare payer market sales.

Welcoming John to the Vitech team CEO, Frank Vitiello, states, "John's proven sales expertise, industry knowledge and strong track record as a sales and marketing professional in the healthcare payor market will be an invaluable asset in enabling us to expand upon our strong success providing administration software to help commercial, public agency and government, and Taft-Hartley benefit plans."

Prior to joining Vitech, Specht was sales director at Trizetto Inc., where he oversaw sales to health insurers. During his tenure, he was recognized repeatedly with awards naming him a top performer and top producer of net new bookings. Previously, he was director of northeast sales at Ingenix, where he sold software and services to hospitals and insurers. He also was chief marketing officer of HealthBanQ Inc.; vice president of sales and marketing at Vertibrae Inc.; therapeutic sales specialist / federal account coordinator at ALZA Pharmaceuticals Inc.; and federal sales manager for Europe and eastern U.S. at Glaxo Inc., now known as GlaxoSmithKline plc.

"I join Vitech at an exciting time as the company experiences unprecedented growth and expands its leadership position in the benefits administration market," said Specht. "Vitech provides configurable and scalable solutions ideally suited to help health insurers emerge from this period of tremendous change and position them for long-term success. I look forward to expanding the company's sphere of influence and market penetration in the healthcare payor market."

Specht holds a Bachelor of Science in business and communications from State University of New York.

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About Vitech Systems Group, Inc.
Vitech Systems Group, Inc. is a leading provider of benefits administration software and services to commercial, public agency and government, and Taft-Hartley plans. Vitech's V3 System is the choice of organizations serving a combined 7,000,000+ participants. Headquartered in New York City, Vitech provides its clients with proprietary enterprise software, related implementation services, subject matter expertise and business processing support. For more information about V3 visit www.vitechinc.com or e-mail info@vitechinc.com.

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