Fazle Husain brings more than 25 years of experience in healthcare investing as CCA continues national expansion
Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA), an integrated care system influencing innovative models of complex care nationwide, today announced the appointment of Fazle Husain to its Board of Directors. Husain’s appointment strengthens the organization’s leadership as it builds on its mission-aligned geographic diversification growth strategy.
“Fazle is a tremendous addition to our Board, whose investing acumen will be incredibly valuable as CCA continues its mission-driven growth,” said Robert Gittens, CCA’s Board Chair. “Our Directors work closely with one another, using their personal expertise and unique industry perspectives to help us as we find innovative ways to reach more individuals and provide exceptional care to the individuals we serve.”
Husain currently serves as the Head of U.S. Healthcare at CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm that manages more than $130 billion in assets with a network of 25 offices and more than 700 employees throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. Prior to joining CVC Capital, Husain led healthcare efforts as Managing Director at Metalmark Capital. He brings more than 25 years of experience investing in healthcare across numerous sectors, including healthcare services, medical devices, specialty pharmaceuticals, and information technology. In addition to serving on the boards of several private and public companies, Husain has also served as Board Chairman of Healogics and Collagen Matrix.
“We are thrilled to welcome Fazle to our dedicated and highly skilled Board of Directors,” said Chris Palmieri, President and CEO of CCA. “His impressive experience and deep understanding of our rapidly evolving industry will help advance our commitment to transform the nation’s healthcare for those with significant needs nationwide.”
“I am honored to join the CCA Board and admire the innovative work that CCA does to help the individuals they serve live healthy and independent lives,” said Husain. “I look forward to working alongside my fellow Directors as we support CCA’s efforts to extend community-based, individualized care to people across the nation.”
Husain received his Sc.B. degree in Chemical Engineering from Brown University and his MBA from Harvard Business School. He is on the Board of Advisors for the School of Engineering at Brown University and is on the Board of the Healthcare Private Equity Association (HCPEA).
For more information about CCA, visit www.commonwealthcarealliance.org.
About Commonwealth Care Alliance
Based in Boston, Commonwealth Care Alliance® (CCA) is a multi-state integrated care system influencing innovative models of complex care nationwide. Mission-based and person-centered, CCA focuses on sustainable and evidence-based healthcare breakthroughs that improve the health and well-being of people with significant needs, and CCA advocates for affordable, high-quality, and cost-effective policies that lead to healthcare equity for individuals who need it most. The CCA uncommon care® model is consistently recognized as one of the best in the country at finding and engaging traditionally hard-to-reach individuals—since 2016*, consumers have consistently rated CCA One Care as one of the best for overall experience and CMS rated CCA Senior Care Options 4.5 out of 5 stars for 2023. In addition, CCA’s Medicare Advantage plans in Massachusetts have received Interim Accreditation from The National Committee for Quality Assurance. In 2021, CCA began a multi-year, mission-aligned geographic diversification growth strategy to extend its proven care model throughout the United States, and now serves more than 100,000 individuals and operates health plans in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, California and Michigan. CCA has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion” by the 2022 Disability Equality Index®, the world’s most comprehensive benchmarking tool for companies to measure disability workplace inclusion. Learn more at www.commonwealthcarealliance.org or follow CCA on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn.
*Based on the 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021 Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys.