BOSTON – March 1, 2012 – Rick Markello, of Worcester, Massachusetts, has been appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Massachusetts. Joslin is the largest diabetes research and clinical care center in the world and is a teaching affiliate of the Harvard Medical School.

According to John L. Brooks, Joslin’s President and CEO, “Rick has been at Joslin for almost two years and was instrumental in facilitating the significant financial and operating performance improvements over the past year.  It is a pleasure to be able to make this announcement.” 

Markello joined Joslin as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He will continue to serve as CFO in addition to assuming the role of COO.

His new position will include managing the continued implementation of the recently adopted Joslin Strategic and Operating Plan, as well as assisting in the development and implementation of new service and business opportunities.

Prior to coming to Joslin, Rick amassed over thirty years of health care finance and management experience including work at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, Boston City Hospital, Blue Cross Blue Shield and at Massachusetts government health agencies.

Markello has an MBA with a concentration in Health Care Finance from Boston University and a BA from the State University of New York at Binghamton.

 

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