Toft Group Executive Search Places Chris Cournoyer on Board of Directors for CareDx, Inc. in Brisbane, CA

Toft Group Executive Search, a global life sciences and healthcare executive recruiting firm, has successfully placed Chris Cournoyer on the Board of Directors for CareDx, Inc. in Brisbane, CA. 

“Chris brings deep experience in technology and her recent experiences with EHR and CDS solutions will be invaluable,” comments Peter Maag, CareDx Chief Executive Officer, “as we build out our offerings in Digital Transplant Solutions.”

Cournoyer was previously the Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer for N-of-One. N-of-One is a leader in precision medicine delivering clinical and molecular decision support for targeted therapies decisions based on a cancer patient’s molecular profile. Prior, she was the Vice President of Clinical Analytics at Optum, through the acquisition of Picis where she was the President and COO. At Optum and Picis, Cournoyer was responsible for clinical EHR solutions and clinical decision support (CDS) solutions. Cournoyer has also held roles at Harte Hanks, Lotus, and IBM. At Lotus she was the Chief Information Officer. At IBM she was Vice President of Global Business Transformation responsible for driving the digital strategy for global software fulfillment for the $8B software business. 

Ron Giannotti, President and CEO of Toft Group said: “CareDx is an exceptionally innovative company with an incredibly strong leadership team.  Chris will add significant value to the organization, and will be a strong contributor to the future growth of the company.”

She has provided technology expertise and guidance on the digital strategy for three public boards including Stride Rite, GTECH, and BJ’s Wholesale group, and has been a director for Emerson Hospital. Cournoyer holds a B.S in Business Administration, University of Massachusetts, an MA in Economics, Northeastern University and has attended MIT ‘s Executive Education Program.

“I look forward to bringing my experiences to impact care for transplant patients. CareDx is well positioned to be the data leader in transplant, and I am excited to join the board working closely with the management team to positively impact patients’ lives,” said Chris Cournoyer.

About CareDx

CareDx, Inc., headquartered in Brisbane, California, is a leading precision medicine solutions company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high-value healthcare solutions for transplant patients and caregivers. CareDx offers products, testing services and digital healthcare solutions along the pre- and post-transplant patient journey, and is the leading provider of genomics-based information for transplant patients.

About Toft Group Executive Search

Toft Group is a global executive search firm fully devoted to life sciences and healthcare, with a focus on innovation-driven companies working at the intersection of biotech and high tech. The team’s extensive relationship network and diversity focus enables Toft Group to present more highly qualified and diverse candidates than clients would otherwise meet. Toft Group excels at quickly filling the hardest to hire leadership roles where talent is limited. The company has offices in the three major U.S. biotech hubs: San Francisco, San Diego, and Boston.