Catherine Tabaka

Catherine Tabaka

Interim CEO

Interim CEO

Catherine is responsible for driving operational, commercial and financial performance and oversees Matrix’s four business units: in-home care, employee health and wellness, decentralized clinical trials and laboratory services. She is committed to furthering Matrix’s mission to drive better health outcomes through accessible primary and preventative care.  Prior to joining Matrix in 2021, Catherine was the President & CEO of Sodexo Healthcare in North America, the largest business unit for Sodexo worldwide. She also held global portfolio and commercial leadership roles at Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc., a leading global medical technology company, and at General Electric Corporation where she spent two decades in their financial services and healthcare divisions in North & South America, Western & Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Catherine holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut and a Bachelor of Arts in Marketing from Ecole de Management of Lyon, France. Catherine is fluent in English, French and German.

Catherine is a mentor to healthcare entrepreneurs at MATTER, a startup incubator based in Chicago, IL where she advises early stage companies from concept to market.

She volunteers as a member of the Women For Women committee with the French & American Chamber of Commerce in Chicago. 

She is a frequent keynote speaker at major industry conferences on the topics of innovation, business and cultural transformation, and leadership.

Catherine is committed to developing future leaders in the industry, fostering a culture of inclusion, diversity and experimentation.