FLINT, Mich. – April 16, 2015 – The nation’s largest independent specialty pharmacy welcomes Shannon Beltrand to its executive team as chief information security officer.

Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced the addition of Shannon Beltrand to their senior leadership team as chief information security officer. In this role, Beltrand will be responsible for securing and properly monitoring Diplomat’s data, systems and facilities to ensure that Diplomat is secure both internally and externally. Additionally, she will play key roles in systems auditing and business continuity planning.

“We are very excited to have someone of Shannon’s caliber and experience joining the Diplomat team,” said Jeffrey Rowe, director and executive vice president of operations at Diplomat. “Her expertise in cyber security will allow Diplomat’s patients and partners to have confidence that our systems and data are governed for state-of-the-art protection.”

Beltrand brings over 20 years of experience in information technology with several years experience in security of information systems and overall security management. Most recently, Beltrand worked as the director of information security and service management at Data Recognition Corporation, leading the company’s enterprise information security program and IT service management processes. Prior to that role, Beltrand served as the company’s director of software development, director of information services, manager of information services, and project manager of information services.

In addition to her extensive experience in technology and data, Beltrand holds a Bachelor of Arts in American Studies from Pine Manor College in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, and a master’s degree in organizational leadership and technology from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

To learn more about Diplomat, visit www.diplomat.is.


About Diplomat

Diplomat (NYSE: DPLO) serves patients and physicians in all 50 states. Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, the company focuses on medication management programs for people with complex chronic diseases, including oncology, immunology, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, HIV, specialized infusion therapy and many other serious or long-term conditions. Diplomat opened its doors in 1975 as a neighborhood pharmacy with one essential tenet: “Take good care of patients, and the rest falls into place.” Today, that tradition continues—always focused on improving patient care and clinical adherence. For more information visit www.diplomat.is. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and like us on Facebook.



Kali Lucas, Marketing & Public Relations
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