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Vell Recruits Healthcare SaaS Company VP and Chief Product Owner

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Anand Pandya

VP & Chief Product Owner, Health & Benefits

> Location: Roseland, NJ
> Industry: HCIT - Healthcare Software SaaS
> Other experience: VP, Digital Consumer, Metlife | VP, Online Securities, Lexis Nexis
> Ownership: Public (NASDAQ: ADP)
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ADP appoints Anand Pandya to VP & Chief Product Owner, Health & Benefits. Pandya’s background includes LexisNexis, Booz Allen, Accenture and most recently MetLife, where he was in charge of an online consumer digital business. At ADP, Anand will be responsible for leading the strategic vision and delivery execution of the full suite of Health and Benefits products.

Anand was most recently at MetLife, where he led the product management and strategy for a high growth $120M+ annual direct to consumer business on offering simplified insurance products to US Middle-Market consumers. Prior to that, Anand led a $100M+ annual online lead generation business on and, and also an online pay-per-lead business on and, and developed a strategy for a $300m SaaS business. Anand started his career at Accenture and Booz Allen.

Pandya graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, as well as an MBA from Columbia University. 

About ADP

Employers around the world rely on ADP® (NASDAQ: ADP) for cloud-based solutions and services to help manage their most important asset - their people. From human resources and payroll to talent management to benefits administration, ADP brings unmatched depth and expertise in helping clients build a better workforce. A pioneer in Human Capital Management (HCM) and business process outsourcing, ADP serves more than 610,000 clients in 100 countries.

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Dora Vell

Dora Vell is the Managing Partner of Vell Executive Search, a boutique executive search firm in Boston focused on recruiting technology executives and board members. Vell has successfully completed numerous board member and C-level executive searches, including CEOs, COOs, CIOs, and Vice Presidents - at both public and private companies.

Prior to founding the firm in 2005, Vell was a Partner at Heidrick & Struggles' Technology practice for seven years.  Before her career in executive search, she worked at IBM for 11 years, managing software engineering organizations of 100 people and software sales organizations with revenues of $150 million. She has also served as an executive assistant to the CEO of IBM Canada for one year.

Vell holds seven worldwide software patents. She has published several Business of Leadership reports on governance and leadership and has been quoted in numerous articles including The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Business Week, Fortune, Agenda Week, MSNBC, Mass High Tech, the OPUS for the World Economic Forum, Boston Business Journal, The Globe & Mail, CIO Magazine, and IEEE. She also has been a featured speaker on leadership at numerous conferences and at Columbia University's MBA program.

Vell is a member of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD), the Boston CEO Roundtable. She has served on the boards of Framingham State, Entrepreneur's Organization, Goodwill, Mary Centre for developmentally handicapped adults,, and RBC Capital Partners.

She has received an MBA from the University of Toronto, a Master in Computer Science from the University of Waterloo, and a Bachelor in Computer Science from Carleton. She has also completed the MIT Entrepreneurial Master’s program.