Advanzeon Solutions Inc announced that Dr Mark Heidt has agreed to join the company as its new president and accepted his election to serve on the company’s board of directors. Advanzeon provides behavioral health, substance abuse, and pharmacy management services, as well as sleep apnea programs, to employers, Taft-Hartley health and welfare funds, and managed care companies throughout the United States.

“We actively recruited Dr Heidt to become the company’s president and to accept a director’s position on the board because of his leadership, background, practical savvy, and drive to create and deliver the value promised to our customers and shareholders,” says Dr Arnold Finestone, a member of the company’s board of directors and chairman of its executive search committee, in a release.

“I am excited and honored to join with a company that is so uniquely positioned in the right direction and primed to move to the next level of success,” said Dr Heidt. “Having worked closely with the company, its management, and its staff for the past approximate eight months, I have seen, first hand, the potential of Advanzeon in our evolving healthcare environment including its expertise, dedication to quality, and its perception for products needed in the healthcare industry.”

Mark Heidt was born in New York City and is an honors graduate of the Bronx High School of Science. He earned a dual Bachelor of Science Degree in resource business management, again with honors, from Syracuse University, and the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He also earned a Juris Doctorate degree from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Fla.