Global Medical Response appoints Nick Loporcaro as President and Chief Executive Officer
Former CEO of Landmark Health with Outstanding Track Record of Leading Mission-Critical and Innovative Healthcare Companies Takes the Helm of the Market Leader in Mobile Patient Care and Medical Transportation
LEWISVILLE, Texas — Global Medical Response (“GMR”), the leading national integrated air and ground mobile patient care and transportation services provider, today announced that Nick Loporcaro has been named President and Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”), effective April 17, 2023. He will also join the GMR Board of Directors concurrent with his appointment.
“Nick is a highly accomplished and seasoned executive with a proven track record of successfully leading scaled healthcare companies across the entire patient care continuum,” said Jay Grinney, Chairman of GMR. “The unique combination of Nick’s operating rigor, strategic acumen, and deep experience leading high-quality clinical organizations makes him the ideal CEO of GMR moving forward.”
“GMR is a critical pillar of the healthcare delivery infrastructure across the country, and I am honored by the opportunity to lead the organization in building upon its clear leadership position within the industry,” said Nick Loporcaro. “I look forward to working with the Board, the leadership team, and our committed base of over 38,000 clinicians, front-line, and support team members to serve our communities and patients in their most critical time of need.”
About Nick Loporcaro
Nick Loporcaro was most recently the CEO of Landmark Health, a market leader of comprehensive medical care to chronically ill patients throughout the United States, until its successful transaction with UnitedHealth (Optum) in 2021.
Prior to Landmark, Nick spent nearly two decades at McKesson where he most recently served as the President of McKesson’s U.S. Pharma and Specialty Health businesses which represented $165 billion of revenues, where he led business development, sales, distribution, and operations across all markets. Prior to that, Nick was the President of McKesson Canada and held various other leadership positions within the organization during his tenure.
Nick holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He is an active member of various healthcare boards and foundations and participates in community health events.
About Global Medical Response
With more than 38,000 team members, Global Medical Response delivers compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services in the United States and around the world. GMR was formed by combining the industry leaders in air, ground, managed medical transportation, and community, industrial/specialty, and wildland fire services. Each of our companies has a long history of proudly serving the communities where we live: American Medical Response (AMR), Rural Metro Fire, Air Evac Lifeteam, REACH Air Medical Services, Guardian Flight, Med-Trans Corporation and AirMed International. For additional information, visit us on LinkedIn or at www.GlobalMedicalResponse.com