Allscripts Appoints New Director to Board

Carol Zierhoffer has been named to the Board of Directors of Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) Healthcare Solutions, Inc. A former executive at engineering and construction company Bechtel Corporation, Zierhoffer has more than 30 years of experience in information technology, the company said.

She will serve as a member of the Audit Committee of the Board.

Most recently and until her retirement in October 2019, Zierhoffer served as the Senior Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer at Bechtel, where she oversaw the company´s Global Information Systems & Technology organization. Zierhoffer´s responsibilities included Bechtel´s business and technology solutions, cybersecurity, infrastructure and operations, innovation, emerging technology and knowledge management for the company´s business lines and projects worldwide.

Prior to her time at Bechtel, Zierhoffer served as Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of Xerox Corporation from 2012 through 2013. She also served as Vice President and Global Chief Information Officer of ITT Corporation from 2008 through 2011 and Vice President and Chief Information Officer of three Northrop Grumman Corporation sectors — Electronics, Information Technology and Mission Systems — from 2002 through 2008. Zierhoffer was a member of the board of directors, as well as the chair of the information technology committee and on the audit committee, of MedAssets, Inc., from April 2013 through January 2016.

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