TriZetto Group 8-K 2008
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): April 29, 2008
The TriZetto Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
567 San Nicolas Drive, Suite 360, Newport Beach, California 92660
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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On April 29, 2008, Robert G. Barbieri, Chief Financial Officer of The TriZetto Group, Inc. (the Company), departed the Company for personal reasons, effective immediately. Mr. Barbieris departure was not as a result of any disagreement with the Company on any matter relating to the Companys operations, policies or practices. The Company has initiated a selection process for a new Chief Financial Officer that will consider both internal and external candidates.
A copy of the press release announcing Mr. Barbieris departure is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
On April 29, 2008, the Board of Directors of the Company appointed Carl J. W. Long II as the Companys Principal Accounting Officer. Mr. Long, 41, joined us in May 2007 as our Vice President and Controller. From June 2005 to April 2007, Mr. Long served as Corporate Controller for Mellanox Technologies, Ltd, a leading supplier of semiconductor-based interconnect products. From October 2000 to June 2005, Mr. Long held the position of Group Director of Finance for Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leading EDA technologies and semiconductor design services company. From July 1996 to October 2000, Mr. Long was a Principal Consultant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP. Prior thereto, Mr. Long served as the Assistant Director for Pastor International, a European-based consultancy, from October 1993 to July 1995 and as a member of the United States Air Force from May 1989 to October 1993. Mr. Long received his B.S. in Economics from the United States Air Force Academy in 1989 and his M.B.A. from the Katz Graduate School of Business in 1996. Mr. Long received his Certified Public Accountant Certificate from the State of California in 2004.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
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