Meet Ken Weixel
U.S. Managing Partner, Health Sciences, Deloitte & Touche, LLP
Ken Weixel is a senior partner at Deloitte & Touche, LLP in the Health Sciences Industry Practice. Ken started his career with Deloitte more than 30 years ago, and focuses exclusively on providers, health plans and life sciences companies. He has served as the managing partner of the healthcare and life sciences practices in Ohio, Los Angeles, the Western and North Central regions. Ken spent three years building and leading the Health Sciences Transaction Services Group that serves many of the industry’s most substantial strategic and financial buyers. For the last several years, Ken has served in national leadership roles with the provider and health plan sectors and currently serves as the U.S. managing partner for audit and advisory services to the firm’s health sciences clients where he serves as an advisor to the CXO’s of the firm’s largest health care clients.
Ken also serves as the senior advisor to the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions based in Washington D.C. The Center was founded in 2004 by Tommy Thompson, the former Secretary of Health & Human Services under President George W. Bush. In 2006, Paul Keckley was recruited from Vanderbilt University to serves as the Center’s permanent Executive Director. Ken chairs the Executive Committee of the Center whose mission is developing innovative, practical solutions to systemic issues of the U.S. health care system through focused research, thought leadership and solution development.
Ken is a Certified Public Accountant in Ohio and Michigan, regularly speaks on accounting, governance and health related topics and has been quoted in publications like Corporate Board Member, Governance Institute and The Deal. Based on his deep personal knowledge of the industry, Ken is called upon regularly to make presentations and respond to media requests about the impact and implementation of Health Reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – PPACA).
Ken serves on the Board of Trustees of Capital University, his alma mater, where he earned a B.S. in Accounting in 1980. He is a graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business Leadership Development Program and the Wharton School of Executive Leadership Program.