Press release

Personify Health Expands Leadership Team, Doubling Down on Innovation, Client Success, and Strategic Growth Opportunities

New hires and appointments boost expertise and demonstrate commitment to excellence for the industry’s first personalized health platform company 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. and FRESNO, Calif., March 7, 2024 – Personify Health today announced new additions to its extended leadership team, powering the company’s mission to engage and empower people to lead healthier lives. These new appointments will drive client success and growth, propel technology and artificial intelligence (AI) innovation, and accelerate strategic growth in support of achieving the new brand’s goal of impacting 40 million members by 2027.  

“We are making strategic moves that will be critical in fueling the company’s growth, including supporting and expanding our millions of members and thousands of clients,” said Chris Michalak, CEO of Personify Health. “We are prioritizing and investing in key areas to accelerate our ability to deliver for our clients and members, ensuring they have the support, innovation, and scale needed to make healthiness happen.” 

Unifying Executive Team Leadership 

Personify Health is the result of the recent merger of Virgin Pulse and HealthComp. As part of its executive leadership team, the company has named Richard Boylan president and chief operating officer for Personify Health. Previously COO for Virgin Pulse and a member of its founding leadership team, he now oversees all company operations, including client success, member and clinical services, implementation, quality control, intelligent automation, and data operations. Other executive appointments include Andrew Boyd as chief transformation officer and Justin Tran as chief strategy officer. 

Investing in Continued Innovation 

An end-to-end health experience requires a platform that brings everything together seamlessly. Personify Health’s personalized health platform engages members with targeted, individualized health content and recommendations that drive better health outcomes and a 50% average engagement rate. With a data-driven approach, the platform leverages insights from 275 million consumers and more than 800 predictive models to drive personalization.  

To support further innovation, Personify has earmarked $80 million for research and development in 2024. The company also continues to invest in generative and conversational AI, recently launching AI chatbot support to bolster its Member Services team. The chatbot has made critical productivity improvements, handling 100% of contacts as-of January 2024 and supporting millions of users on the platform daily. Building on this, Personify is investing in experienced talent to lead the way including: 

Driving Client Outcomes with Strong Leaders 

Healthier members lead to a healthier business. As the first and only platform company to bring health, wellbeing, and navigation solutions together, Personify Health aims to deliver powerful outcomes –helping businesses optimize investments in their members while empowering people to more deeply engage in their health. As a recently combined organization, the company is enhancing its client and market-facing teams through impactful leaders with strong subject matter expertise. New appointees leading the effort include:  

“We saw a future where all things health come together in a singular experience. And now, we are making it happen,” said Richard Boylan, president and COO for Personify Health. “We have the people, technology, and experience in place to deliver powerful outcomes – creating healthier people and businesses. It doesn’t get more purpose-driven than that.” 

About Personify Health 

Virgin Pulse and HealthComp have merged to become Personify Health, the company driven to engage and empower people to live healthier lives. By bringing industry-leading health plan administration, holistic wellbeing, and navigation solutions together, all in one place, we have created the industry’s first and only personalized health platform. With decades of experience and global operations, we empower diverse and unique businesses – and diverse and unique people – to engage more deeply in health at a lower cost. Through our proprietary combination of data-driven personalization, science-backed methodology, and concierge-level clinical expertise, our end-to-end platform makes it easier to proactively address people’s needs across their lives. With a personalized, holistic, and powerfully simple experience, we are redefining industry expectations and what it means to manage health. Learn more at