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PCI | HealthDev Parent Company

Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc.

Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc. (CMH) was founded in 2010 as an investment and holding company focusing on healthcare services and products. CMH is the majority owner of Physicians' Capital Investments, LLC d/b/a PCI | HealthDev. CMH is owned by two healthcare investment partnerships: KMG Capital Partners, LLC and MonteSacro Capital Partners.


To build a long-term investment portfolio of healthcare related companies with strong business models, service concepts, technologies and capable management teams, and to create value for investors.


To find businesses with distinct winning formulas targeting the right modalities, and successfully execute growth strategies by continuously building core capabilities and effective management teams.

To make financial investments in healthcare companies and build a portfolio of core operating companies focusing on free cash flow generation and long-term value creation, with an ownership in core operating companies of 25% or greater.

Target investment opportunities:

  Healthcare real estate development

  Healthcare services

  Web-based healthcare services

  Medical devices ("early growth capital")


Strength in Experience

The CMH management team leverages their broad healthcare experience from many years in senior executive positions and medical leadership with deep knowledge of:


  Kidney Transplantation

  Dialysis Products

  Dialysis Services


  Cardiovascular Products


  Clinical Laboratory

  Ambulatory Surgery Centers

  Physician Practice Management

  Pain Management

  Clinical Quality Improvement

  Disease Management

  Blood Component Technology

  Immunoabsorption Products

  Apheresis Services

  Anesthesia Products

  Ventilator Products

  Provider Value Ratings

    (Hospitals, Physicians, LTC, etc.)

  Hospital/Physician Lead Generation

  Consumer Digital Media Properties

  Health Care Real Estate Solutions

Gregg Sonnen
Chairman and CEO

Gregg brings a wealth of expertise to PCI | HealthDev and Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc. with his experience in executive roles contributing to the management, operations, control and growth of financial services and healthcare-related companies. In particular, Gregg has an extensive background managing finance, accounting, and treasury organizations with responsibility for the associated financial planning and analyses, accounting and reporting, management and capital structure, information technology and control systems, as well as the identification and evaluation of strategic investment opportunities. Additionally, he has a significant background working with the SEC and in mergers and acquisitions.

Most recently, Gregg served as Senior VP/Chief Accounting Officer at First Data Corporation, a Fortune 250 Company, for five years. While at FDC, he served as an executive lead in the public spin out of The Western Union Company and the sale of FDC to KKR in one of the five biggest private equity LBO deals executed to that date. Prior to FDC, Gregg served as Senior VP/CFO of Gambro Healthcare (acquired by DaVita in 2004) where he spent more than 10 years, including time with affiliated companies. He began his career with 13 years at the public accounting firm Ernst & Young (and one of its predecessors, Arthur Young). Gregg currently serves on the boards of KMG Capital Partners, LLC, Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc., PCI | HealthDev and Wildflower Health.
Michael Shanks
Senior Vice President and Treasurer

Mike has 30 years of finance, accounting and operations experience in executive roles with Ernst & Young and Healthgrades. Most recently, Mike served as Senior Vice President of Finance for Healthgrades, where he was responsible for a variety of functional areas including corporate contracting, risk management, certain accounting functions and all tax related matters. During his 16 years with Healthgrades (and its predecessor, Specialty Care Network), Mike was actively involved in all corporate merger and acquisition related matters, including the 2010 sale of Healthgrades to Vestar Capital Partners. Prior to joining Healthgrades, Mike served as a Tax Consulting Senior Manager in the Denver office of Ernst & Young, LLP.

Mike received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Colorado State University and a Masters in Taxation from the University of Denver. He also is a Certified Public Accountant. Mike serves on the Board of KMG Capital Partners, LLC.
Mats Wahlström

Mats has more than 30 years of global experience in healthcare companies.

Mats Wahlström has extensive experience in the healthcare industry, having served as CEO and CFO of large international companies in the renal field. Mats currently serves as Executive Chairman of KMG Capital Partners, LLC, board member of PCI | HealthDev and Director of Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc. He also serves as a Lead Director and Chairman of the Audit/Finance Committee of Coherus Biosciences, a public biotech company. He currently serves on the Boards of Getinge AB and Alteco Medical AB, both public companies. He is the Chairman of the Boards of Triomed AB and Surefire Medical, Inc. and is also on the board of Circuit Clinical, Inc.

From January 2004 through December 2009, Mats served as Co-CEO of Fresenius Medical Care North America, and from November 2002 through December 2009 as President and CEO of Fresenius Medical Services, which operated more than 1,700 dialysis clinics in the U.S. Prior to joining Fresenius Medical Care, he held various positions at Gambro AB, including President and CEO of Gambro North America and Gambro Healthcare, Inc., as well as CFO of the Gambro Group.

Mats has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the University of Lund, Sweden.

Pedro Vergne-Marini, M.D.,

Dr. Vergne-Marini has over 35 years of experience in patient care and healthcare-related businesses.

As founder of PCI | HealthDev, Dr. Vergne-Marini is responsible for establishing and implementing the Company's overall corporate business strategy. He brings over 35 years of experience in patient care and healthcare-related businesses.

Prior to founding the Company, Dr. Vergne-Marini was the President and CEO of Dallas Nephrology Associates and Chairman of the Board of Renaissance Health Care. While currently retired, he was the co-founder and Program Director for Transplantation and Chief of Nephrology at Methodist Dallas Medical Center. From 1981-2014, he was Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and the Managing Partner for multiple physician real estate partnerships.

In addition to holding a board position at PCI | HealthDev, Dr. Vergne-Marini serves as Director at Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc. and serves on the Board of PVM Consulting, LTD, d/b/a MonteSacro Capital Partners.

Dr. Vergne-Marini holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Puerto Rico, and an M.D. degree from the University of Maryland Medical School. He completed Internship and Residency programs and the NIH Fellowship in Cardiology at the University Hospital of the Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where he was Chief Resident. Dr. Vergne-Marini then completed his NIH Nephrology Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He is board certified with the Diplomat National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat American Board of Medicine, and Diplomat American Board of Nephrology. Dr. Vergne-Marini is a member of multiple medical societies of nephrology, including being a founding member of the American Society of Transplant Physicians and the Texas Transplant Society.
Pedro Juan Vergne-Morell, MBA

Pedro Juan has more than 23 years of operations, product, services, marketing and C-suite management experience.

As Co-Chairman and Board member of PCI | HealthDev, Pedro Juan works closely with the board and the management team of the Company to further refine the Company's business model and to accelerate the growth of the Company.

Pedro Juan has honed his business acumen by working at technology startups (e.g., InfoSpace and JP Mobile, now Good Technology owned by BlackBerry Limited) to Fortune 100 companies such as GTE (now Verizon Communications) and most recently Nokia, Inc. Prior to joining
PCI | HealthDev, Pedro Juan was the Director of Marketing and Product Development for Sendo Mobile Phones for North and South America, Launch Manager for Latin America and Manager for North American Regional Carriers and Open Distribution at Nokia, Inc.

Most recently, Pedro Juan served as COO for PCI | HealthDev from April 2009 to July 2010 when he was promoted to President and CEO of the Company until December 2016. Over his career, Pedro Juan has focused on operations, product and service innovation and has been recognized with numerous intra company and industry awards relating to innovations in products and services. Pedro Juan has a proven track record of leading business growth by developing innovative and competitive services/solutions to build demand and brand awareness. He also helped to consistently drive sustainable short and long-term revenue growth via successful segmentation strategy and customer diversification implementations. In 2008 he was awarded a POPAI Award for Best of Industry Award.

In addition to holding a Board position at PCI | HealthDev as Co-Chairman, Pedro Juan also holds Board positions at Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc. and PVM Consulting, LTD, d/b/a MonteSacro Capital Partners.

Pedro Juan holds a Bachelors Degree in International Relations and Economics from the University of Chicago and an MBA from the University of Texas at Dallas in Marketing and Finance. Most recently he completed an Advanced Management Programme with INSEAD. In addition to English, Pedro Juan is fluent in Spanish and French.

Javier Vergne-Morell, JD

Javier has more than 15 years of senior-level business and strategy development, IPO, M&A and legal experience.

Javier is responsible for helping with the development of long-term strategic growth plans as well as providing guidance to the Company's legal and business development teams.

Previously, Javier served as Vice President of Business Development for Renal Ventures Management, LLC where he oversaw all acquisitions, de novo development, and ongoing physician relationships. Mr. Vergne-Morell was also Director of Strategic Relationships for Broadlane, Inc, a healthcare-related organization specializing in supply chain cost management, labor and clinical staffing, equipment planning and information technology.

Javier has represented numerous emerging growth technology companies from early stage angel and venture capital financing through initial public offerings at Gunderson, Dettmer, Stough, Villeneuve, Franklin & Hachigan LLP, and has represented international corporations in cross border transactions and international securities issues at the global law firm Linklaters.

In addition to holding a board position at PCI | HealthDev, Javier also holds board positions at Caduceus Medical Holdings and PVM Consulting, LTD, d/b/a MonteSacro Capital Partners.

Javier holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Tulane University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Kerry R. Hicks

Kerry R. Hicks served as Chairman (1998 - 2010) and Chief Executive Officer (1998 - 2012) of Healthgrades since the company's inception, working to re-orient the healthcare industry and enable consumers to make informed decisions based on quality. As CEO and Chairman of the Board, Kerry led Healthgrades through eleven years of consistent growth as a publicly traded company, and then facilitated the sale of the business to Vestar Capital Partners for $295 million in 2010. Under his leadership, Healthgrades transformed into the premier destination for consumers seeking information on doctors and hospitals, growing to nearly one million daily visitors across its online properties. Kerry built Healthgrades from a predecessor company, Specialty Care Network, where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 1995 to 1999. From 1985 to 1995 he served as Senior Vice President of LBA Healthcare Management (LBA).

Kerry received a Bachelor's degree in Business and a Master's degree in Information Systems from Colorado State University, where he also was the recipient of the 2001 College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award and was selected by the College of Business as the Spring 2001 Commencement speaker. In 2000, he was named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year. Kerry currently serves on the boards of KMG Capital Partners, LLC, Caduceus Medical Holdings, Inc., Wildflower Health, MDValuate and Circuit Clinical.

Contact Caduceus Medical Holdings:

Seventeenth Street Plaza
1225 17th Street, Suite 1750
Denver, CO 80202
(720) 420-1616