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William E. Klitgaard

Director

William E. Klitgaard serves as a director. Mr. Klitgaard is an operating executive at Avista.

Mr. Klitgaard has over two decades of experience leading and advising healthcare businesses in the Healthcare IT and outsourced pharma services space. Mr. Klitgaard most recently served as President of Enlighten Health, a division of LabCorp (NYSE:LH) that focuses on innovation and creation of new information-based services utilizing core assets of LabCorp and Covance, Inc. Previously, he spent 19 years at Covance, one of the world’s largest contract research organizations, where he served for three years as Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, and nearly twelve years as Corporate Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to his time at Covance, Mr. Klitgaard held finance leadership positions at Kenetech Corporation, a wind turbine manufacturer, and Consolidated Freightways, Inc., a freight service and logistics company.

Mr. Klitgaard currently serves as a director and chairman of the audit committee of Syneos Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNH), since March 2017, as a director of Inform Diagnostics, since December 2019 and as a director of XIFIN, Inc. (“XIFIN”) since January 2020. Mr. Klitgaard previously served as a director of Liaison Technologies, Bioclinica, Inc. and Certara, L.P.

Mr. Klitgaard earned a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley, and a Master’s degree from the Sloan Management School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We believe that Mr. Klitgaard’s extensive experience leading and advising healthcare businesses makes him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.