Andy Eckert has held a number of senior executive positions during his career. Prior to joining Acelity, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Valence Health, an emerging leader in value-based healthcare. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of TriZetto, a leader in payer information technology, and as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CRC Health Group, the leading behavioral health treatment provider owned by Bain Capital. Earlier in his career, Mr. Eckert was Chief Executive Officer of Eclipsys Corporation from 2005-2009, and Chief Executive Officer of SumTotal Systems from 2002-2005. He began his career at ADAC Laboratories, including four years as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer until its sale to Philips Medical systems in 2000.
Mr. Eckert has served on a number of corporate boards and is currently the Chairman of Varian Medical Systems, as well as a Director at Becton, Dickinson and Company. He has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering and a Master of Business Administration, both from Stanford University.