Patient Square Capital, a healthcare investment company based in Menlo Park, California, has announced the appointment of Ellie Humphrey as Chief Operating Officer to Patient Square’s Growth and Transformation Team. With over 20 years of experience driving growth and operational excellence in healthcare companies, Ms. Humphrey will leverage her extensive healthcare experience during due diligence and partner with Patient Square’s portfolio companies to develop and execute value creation strategies.
Karr Narula, founding partner and head of Patient Square’s transformation and growth team said, “Ellie has spent her career advising, leading and transforming some of the largest and most respected healthcare companies. She brings unique expertise in medical technologies and in scaling and optimizing a company’s infrastructure to support growth and profitability. We believe that it will make him a great asset to Patient Square and our portfolio companies.”
Prior to joining Patient Square, Ms. Humphrey served in senior leadership roles at global healthcare companies such as Zimmer Biomet as Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer for more than 10 years at Medtronic where she led corporate strategy and business transformation. Ms. Humphrey began her career at McKinsey & Company where she served healthcare clients on a wide range of strategic, operational, and M&A engagements.
Ms. Humphrey received her AB cum laude in Government from Harvard University, JD from the University of Virginia School of Law, and MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business.
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Patient Square uses deep industry experience, a broad network of relationships, and a partnership approach to make business investments grow and prosper. The company invests in businesses that strive to improve the lives of patients, strengthen communities, and create a healthier world.
Thus, Patient Square’s appointment of Ellie Humphrey as Chief Operating Officer is a strategic move for the healthcare investment firm as it seeks to leverage her extensive healthcare experience during due diligence and partner with its portfolio companies to develop and execute value creation strategies.