Resources / Zelis Announces Linda Zukauckas, Nielsen Chief Financial Officer, to its Board of Directors

Industry executive with Fortune 100 experience will add world-class financial and data expertise to drive the organization’s next chapter of growth.

Bedminster, NJ — April 26, 2022 – Zelis, a leading healthcare payments company, announced today the appointment of Linda Zukauckas, to its Board of Directors. Linda is the Chief Financial Officer at Nielsen, leading the company’s financial strategy globally, and has previously served on the Board of Directors for public and private companies including MTS Systems Corporation and American Express Global Business Travel.  

Prior to her current role at Nielsen, Linda spent 20 years in executive finance roles at two leading financial services companies. She was EVP & Deputy CFO at American Express and Chief Financial Officer for Ally Financial’s (formerly GMAC Inc.) largest business segment, North America Auto Finance. Before this, she spent more than a decade at PwC in its banking practice, followed by several years with Deutsche Bank, where she served as Chief Auditor, Global Investment Bank.

“We’re thrilled that Linda is joining the Zelis Board of Directors. With such a successful career in corporate finance in both fintech and data companies, she is uniquely suited to help Zelis achieve our strategic vision of transforming the way our country pays for care,” stated Dave Ament, Chair of the Zelis Board of Directors and Co-CEO of Parthenon Capital

“Linda’s expertise will set Zelis up for our next chapter, combining our healthcare proficiency, payments capabilities, and deep data sets with predictive analytics to truly make an impact on healthcare,” shared Amanda Eisel, CEO of Zelis. “Her leadership and experience in strategy and finance, as well as her perspectives as executive sponsor of the global Women’s Interest Network for AmEx will bring so much to Zelis.”

“As a payments company at the intersection of payers, providers, and consumers, Zelis is uniquely positioned to transform the healthcare financial experience through technology and innovation,” said Zukauckas. “With such a large data set and capabilities from network design, member navigation, claims management through to payment processing, this organization is well-positioned to make an impact in what is a challenging, often frustrating, yet incredibly important experience. I couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of it.”

Linda officially joined the Board of Directors in April 2022.

About Zelis

As a leading payments company in healthcare, we guide, price, explain, and pay for care on behalf of insurers and their members. We’re Zelis in our pursuit to align the interests of payers, providers, and consumers to deliver a better financial experience and more affordable, transparent care for all. We partner with more than 700 payers, including the top-5 national health plans, BCBS insurers, regional health plans, TPAs and self-insured employers, over 4 million providers, and tens of millions of members, enabling the healthcare industry to pay for care, with care. Zelis brings adaptive technology, a deeply ingrained service culture, and a comprehensive navigation through adjudication and payment platform to manage the complete payment process. Follow us on LinkedIn to get the latest news.

Media Contact

Thuy-An Wilkins
Director of Media Relations for Zelis
908.389.8756
thuy-an.wilkins[at]zelis.com

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