Province Appoints Kaile Zagger as Managing Director and Chair of Its Healthcare Practice Group

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Province takes special pride in announcing the appointment of renowned healthcare executive Kaile Zagger, to lead their nationally recognized innovative healthcare practice group. Ms. Zagger brings more than two decades of executive leadership healthcare experience in publicly traded and privately held healthcare organizations. A decorated transformational leader, she is widely acknowledged as an expert in successfully initiating, designing, and completing complex transformations, reorganizations, and commercial repositions for companies in the healthcare space that are positioning for high growth or distressed and seeking turnaround.

Ms. Zagger’s career is exemplified by a demonstrated track record in which she spearheaded operational improvements to drive productivity, reduce cross-functional costs, and build pathways for exponential growth. Her sought-after skills in strategic design planning coupled with her leadership in tactical execution have enabled organizations to thrive in demanding, dynamic, and elastic environments while ensuring sustainable pragmatic focus and operational excellence. Her experience spans leadership appointments from Fortune 100 through private healthcare organizations. She has successfully formulated and executed over a dozen restructurings, reduced over $100 million in costs to organizations, repositioned commercialization go-to-market for four organizations, raised over $200 million in the private and public sectors and over $10 million in the philanthropic sector, and has delivered over $1 billion in revenue. In addition to being an industry leader, Ms. Zagger holds Six Sigma Black Belt certification, is a member of the Forbes Business Council and American College of Healthcare Executives, and is cofounder of a women’s health non-profit that is associated with Yale New Haven Health System. Ms. Zagger has been decorated as a “Top World Leader in Healthcare,” noted as a “Top 100 FemTech Leader,” and a “Best in Class COO.”

Ms. Zagger’s appointment is the latest example of Province’s overriding commitment to delivering unmatched exceptional outcomes to its clients through its construction of specialized and focused world-class teams. These best-in-class professionals are backed by significant global experience and possess a proven track record of success in some of the largest and most complex transactions. Through its state-of-the-art talent base, Province helps clients navigate complex strategic, operational, financial, and legal challenges and opportunities. With over 90 professionals globally, and the firm’s globally diversified experience spanning almost 50 countries, Province delivers unparalleled results to its clients in corporate advisory, creditor and investor services, litigation services, trust and liquidation, and performance improvement.

In announcing Ms. Zagger’s appointment, Province principal David Dunn declared, “It’s a resolute honor to have Ms. Zagger join our esteemed organization. Province is committed to providing best-in-class industry expertise to our clients. Healthcare continues to be a top priority for us. We will be dramatically investing in this area and are rapidly expanding our capabilities to bring key expertise to our clients. We are now well-equipped to provide extraordinary advisory services for healthcare organizations from high-performing through distressed. Together, we will work to turn around the entities, redesign the blueprint, and accelerate the path to success.”

Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Zagger notes, “Decades from now will bring us to a better place depending on our success in addressing fundamental issues in healthcare today: how do we reach more patients in a cost-effective manner; how do we improve access to care in an affordable yet personalized delivery system; and can we reimagine structure and create deep efficiencies and synergies so that industry, payors, providers, and patients all win – so that organizations thrive. The answer is unequivocally ‘yes.’ I am thrilled to join Province as Chair of its Healthcare Practice Group and to work across all key healthcare sectors to further the critical transformative work underway in healthcare. We radically and acutely must achieve much-needed transformations, particularly for organizations that are suffering, yet offer vital solutions for patients. It is up to us, collectively, to bring sustainable transformation to this critical industry.”

Province’s specialized teams have consulted in landmark cases and have worked with diverse healthcare and pharmaceutical clientele, including healthcare services companies, medical device firms, life sciences enterprises, biopharmaceutical companies, home healthcare, hospice, biotechnology, diagnostics, specialty and generic drug manufacturers, to name a few. Province was retained in a leading role in various healthcare cases such as Purdue Pharma, Insys Therapeutics, Mallinckrodt, Codiak, and Mariner Healthcare. Province has provided these and other clients with successful corporate and financial advisory as well as litigation services.

About Province

Province is a nationally recognized advisory firm that helps clients navigate complex strategic, operational, financial and legal challenges and opportunities. Province provides a broad suite of multi-disciplinary services to clients across five key areas of practice: Corporate Advisory, Creditor & Investor Services, Litigation Services, Trust & Liquidation, Performance Improvement. With over 75 professionals, five nationwide offices and globally-diversified experience spanning across 48+ countries, Province delivers unparalleled results to its clients. For more information, visit