Karoom Brown, a more than 17-year government and commercial health care market veteran, has been namedÂ chief global strategy, products and growth officer atÂ Optumâs federal health services unit, GovCon Wire has learned.
He will lead OptumServe‘s efforts toÂ identify new business opportunities and expand technology offerings in the federal sector.
Brown previously served as senior vice president of business development and strategy at Leidos‘ (NYSE: LDOS)Â federal health business and general manager ofÂ Lockheed Martinâs (NYSE: LMT) health and life sciences businesses.
He is a recipient of theÂ 2018 BEYA Sales Executive of the YearÂ and 2017 Affirm Industry Government Executive of the Year awards.
Mike Nestor, interim CEO of Optumâs Lewin Group subsidiary, will assume the role on a full-time basis.
Nestor previously worked as Lewinâs chief operating officer and has more thanÂ two decades of corporate business strategy development, enterprise business and technology leadership experience.