Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services, a provider of business process and information technology outsourcing solutions to commercial and government clients, named Christopher Deelsnyder as senior vice president and managing director of ACS Government Healthcare Solutions.
Before joining ACS in early 2006, Deelsnyder had worked as senior vice president with a bioinformatics technology company serving the federal healthcare market, according to ACS. He also spent 10 years with EDS, a global technology services company based in Plano, Texas.
"Chris has a broad range of executive leadership experience within several industries and was responsible for several of the largest state Medicaid programs before joining ACS to head our federal market effort," Tom Burlin, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company's government solutions group, said in a news release.
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