100 Most Influential People in Healthcare
Susan DeVore, 56
President and CEO, Premier
- Compensation: $6,863,879 - according to 2015 proxy statement
- Years on list: 6
As CEO of Premier since 2009, DeVore has led the continued transformation of the company from group purchasing and consulting services to an increased focus on technology- and data-driven solutions aimed at improving the quality and efficiency of healthcare. DeVore was chief operating officer for five years before being promoted to the top job. Before joining Premier, she worked more than 20 years for Cap Gemini Ernst & Young as a senior healthcare management practice leader. She took Premier public in 2013, with a current market cap of about $4.52 billion as of mid-August and total revenue of just over $1 billion for its fiscal 2015.