NEW YORK, Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is mourning the loss of Herman Sarkowsky, a member of its Board of Directors, who passed away on November 2.
Martin J. Wygod, Chairman of the Board of WebMD, said: "Herman was an outstanding business leader and innovator, as well as a generous philanthropist. For over two decades, his wisdom and guidance has provided invaluable assistance in steering the course of WebMD and its predecessor companies. He enriched the City of Seattle not only through his work as a developer, but also through his philanthropic endeavors, whether involving his alma mater, the University of Washington, the Seattle Art Museum, or the numerous other charities and cultural institutions he was involved with, all of which will continue to benefit his community for years to come. We were very fortunate to have had him as member of our Board. Herman will greatly be missed by his friends and colleagues at WebMD."
WebMD Health Corp. (NASDAQ: WBMD) is the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through our public and private online portals, mobile platforms and health-focused publications.
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