Solix, Inc. Board Announces New Chairman and Vice Chair, Re-Election of Directors and Executive Leadership Transition
PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Board of Directors of Solix, Inc. www.solixinc.com, a leading provider of eligibility determination, qualification program management and customer care services to government, telecommunications, broadband, utility and healthcare organizations; today announced several organizational changes for the Board and the company following its Annual Meeting:
Mr. G. Edward Evans, Chief Executive Officer of Inteliquent, announced he was stepping down as Solix’s Chairman of the Board but would continue to serve the body as a director. Mr. Evans became a member of the Board in 2007.
Mr. Gualberto “Gil” Medina, an Executive Director at Cushman & Wakefield and a Board member at Solix since 2007, was elected as the new Chairman. Mr. Medina had been serving as Vice Chairman of the Board at Solix.
The Board elected Mr. Robert Gaida, former Vice Chairman and Managing Partner at BDO Seidman, to succeed Mr. Medina as its Vice Chairman. Mr. Gaida has been a member of the Board since 2012.
Shareholders unanimously re-elected Board members Carol Grant and John Parry to serve new three-year terms. Ms. Grant, Senior Vice President of External Affairs at First Wind, has served Solix as a Board member since 2010. Mr. Parry has been Solix’s Chief Executive Officer since 2004 and became a member of the Board in 2011.
The Board also announced that the final phase of Solix’s succession plan will occur at the end of the year when Mr. Parry retires as CEO. He will be succeeded by Mr. Jack Miller on January 1, 2014. Mr. Miller has been serving Solix as its President and Chief Operating Officer since 2011.
Mr. Parry was elected to lead Solix in 2004. He has more than 40 years of experience including serving as President of Bell Atlantic Network Systems and Vice President of the Bell Atlantic Global Systems Company (now Verizon). Before joining Solix in 2001, Mr. Miller had more than 20 years of experience in a variety of senior strategic planning, business development, and operations positions at Bell Atlantic, NYNEX (now Verizon), and Digital Equipment Corporation.
“The Board and Management at Solix would like to thank Ed for his leadership and contributions as Chair during a significant time of growth for the company,” said Mr. Parry. “We’re pleased to have Gil lead an exceptional Board as we move forward and I’m confident that through Jack’s leadership and vision, Solix will continue to provide exemplary customer service and achieve new levels of success.”
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