Definitive Healthcare Appoints Kevin Coop as CEO

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., May 28, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Definitive Healthcare Corp. (Nasdaq: DH), an industry leader in healthcare commercial intelligence, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Kevin Coop as the Company’s next Chief Executive Officer and as a member of the Board of Directors, each effective June 24, 2024. Mr. Coop succeeds Jason Krantz, founder and Executive Chairman, who has been serving as Interim CEO since January 2024. Mr. Krantz will continue to serve on the Board of Directors as Executive Chairman after the CEO transition.

“Kevin is an outstanding leader. He has deep, hands-on experience with data-focused businesses and has a track record for driving growth, efficiency, and profitability that make him an excellent fit to lead the company into our next phase of growth,” said Mr. Krantz. “I am personally excited to work closely with Kevin as we continue our mission to deliver world-class healthcare data, analytics, and expertise to our customers.”

Mr. Coop joins Definitive Healthcare from DailyPay, Inc., a leading financial services work technology company, where he served as CEO and a member of the board of directors. Mr. Coop’s 30+ year career spans numerous executive leadership roles focused on the growth of data and analytics assets. Prior to DailyPay, Mr. Coop served as President of North America at Dun & Bradstreet, where he was responsible for the profitability and growth across all product lines and businesses in North America. Prior to Dun & Bradstreet, he was President of Data Analytics at Black Knight, a technology, services, data, and analytics company for the mortgage and real estate industries. Mr. Coop also served as Group President of the financial services businesses of Verisk Analytics.

“I’m honored to take on the role of CEO at this important time in the company’s growth,” said Mr. Coop. “The market for healthcare commercial intelligence is estimated to be 10 billion dollars and growing, and I believe Definitive Healthcare’s proprietary data and powerful platform puts the company in a unique position to capitalize on this opportunity. I look forward to working closely with our customers and the outstanding people at Definitive Healthcare to accelerate innovation, drive operational excellence and unleash the full potential of the company.”

About Definitive Healthcare

At Definitive Healthcare, our passion is to transform data, analytics and expertise into healthcare commercial intelligence. We help clients uncover the right markets, opportunities and people, so they can shape tomorrow’s healthcare industry. Our SaaS platform creates new paths to commercial success in the healthcare market, so companies can identify where to go next. Learn more at