Innovation Announces Executive Leadership Team Changes
Alecia Lashier Named Executive Vice President, Technology; Dr. Phil Samples Named Executive Vice President and General Manager; and Brian Williams Becomes Senior Vice President, Customer Success
Innovation, the market-leading provider of high-volume pharmacy automation technology and software solutions to the retail, hospital, federal health care, and mail-order pharmacy markets, announced that Alecia Lashier will become Executive Vice President of Technology, with a primary focus on continued growth and investments in support of Innovation’s PharmASSIST platform. Innovation’s also announced that Dr. Phil Samples will become Executive Vice President and General Manager, with a focus on operations and continued growth of the business.
Brian Williams will take on the newly created role of Senior Vice President, Customer Success, with a focus on the Innovation client experience working with Innovation’s clients from implementation through site acceptance, and then throughout the customer relationship to ensure the Innovation experience meets and exceeds the needs of every customer.
“Innovation’s continues to work with our customers to transform pharmacy by freeing up pharmacists’ time to provide additional healthcare services, while also working to ensure our collective focus remains on the needs of the patient,” said Marvin Richardson, CEO, Innovation. “Alecia and Phil are longstanding members of the Innovation team. They will ensure that Innovation stays true to our values, while working in partnership with Brian Williams to reimagine the customer experience and capitalize on continued and emerging growth opportunities.”
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Alecia Lashier’s new role is a function of more than 20 years of experience and excellence at Innovation. Having started with Innovation’s as a college intern, Ms. Lashier now leads Innovation’s Solutions Engineering division, which is responsible for the technical execution and engineering of Innovation’s PharmASSIST® platform. Dr. Phil Samples joined Innovation in 2012, overseeing Innovation’s business relations with U.S. government and professional services customers. Dr. Samples’ new role will be to further improve and scale operations across Innovation. Brian Williams joined Innovation in January from McKesson Life Sciences and will lead Innovation’s recommitment to transforming the customer experience.