ORLANDO, Fla., July 26, 2022 — ParcelShield Holdings, LLC (“ParcelShield”) — the leading provider of technology-enabled predictive parcel tracking and patient engagement solutions for the healthcare industry — today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kirk Nilson as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective date August 8, 2022.  He will succeed Guillermo Sollberger, who will continue to support the ParcelShield board in an advisory role.

Kirk Nilson is a highly respected industry veteran with more than 30 years of leadership experience. In his most recent position as Chief Operating Officer of Pharmacy & Supply Chain Operations at OptumRx, Kirk was responsible for the company’s vision and strategy, utilizing data and technology to enhance the customer experience and improve patient satisfaction, while driving substantial volume growth and operational efficiency across the platform.

“Kirk is a mission-driven leader with an incredible track record of results, a passion for talent development and organizational growth, and a deep knowledge of specialty pharmacy and healthcare logistics,” said Michael Vieth, Principal, Excellere Partners. “The board is excited and confident that Kirk, together with the ParcelShield leadership team, will continue to deliver best-in-class solutions that enable high delivery success rates for our customers and exceptional experiences for patients, while developing innovative capabilities to support customers in new and expanding markets.”

“I am thrilled to join and lead the ParcelShield organization forward at this incredible time for the company,” said Kirk Nilson, CEO of ParcelShield. “It is a privilege and honor to accept the leadership position. I have tremendous regard for ParcelShield’s organization and the benefits that its unique technology and data platforms deliver for customers. Our customers are facing increasingly difficult challenges in managing their supply chain and distribution logistics, and I am looking forward to working with the incredibly talented team at ParcelShield to address these challenges through our predictive analytics, engagement, and rescue solutions.”

About Excellere Partners

Excellere Partners is a Denver-based private equity firm with $2.3 billion of committed capital across four funds that specializes in partnering with entrepreneurs and management teams through recapitalizations and management buyouts.  The Firm employs a proven research-driven, top-down investment strategy, and supports its entrepreneurs and management teams with a proprietary value creation process designed to enhance corporate and operational infrastructure for scalability and growth.  Excellere’s investments are focused on emerging growth companies positioned to benefit from industry consolidation and favorable macro-economic and demographic trends.  The Firm’s targeted industry sectors include healthcare, industrial growth, and business services.  For more information about Excellere, please visit  https://www.excellere.com.

About ParcelShield

ParcelShield provides predictive analytics and support services that reduce risk for shippers and improve patient outcomes or end-user satisfaction. ParcelShield has artificial intelligence and machine learning predictive models that provide real-time, carrier agnostic, deliverability risk-insight to prevent package distress before it happens.  And when disruption and distress are unavoidable, ParcelShield deploys support services to track, communicate, and intercept critical packages to close the final mile, reduce loss, and deliver for the patient or end user. 

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