HAP Appoints Christopher Pike as Chief Information Officer
DETROIT – July 15, 2009 – Health Alliance Plan (HAP) announces the appointment of Christopher (Chris) Pike to vice president, Information Technology and chief information officer.
In this new role, Pike is responsible for HAP's application development, technology support, telecommunications, eCommerce and network operations. He replaces Dennis Sirosky, who retired after 23 years of service at HAP.
"Chris brings significant knowledge and experience in application development, operational performance, strategic planning and execution to his new role," said Patricia Richards, RN, executive vice president and chief operating officer. "As we move forward, I am confident we will continue to benefit from the high standards for service delivery, teamwork and ´out of the box' thinking that reflects the legacy built by Chris' predecessor."
Pike previously served as associate vice president, IT Support Operations at HAP. Before joining the company in 2007, he served as a senior executive at Accenture Ltd. for 16 years, during which time he engaged with HAP on several key business and IT initiatives.
Pike earned a bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan. He is an active member of the Managed Care Executive Group (MCEG), CIO Leadership Network, Society Automotive Engineers (SAE), Information Systems Executive Forum (ISEF), and Michigan Alumni Association. He is actively involved in various cancer-related charities and participates weekly in a volunteer program delivering food to a homeless shelter.