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Dr Gregor Smith: Scotland’s New Interim CMO

Dr Gregor Smith: Scotland’s New Interim CMO

Dr Gregor Smith has been appointed Scotland's interim Chief Medical Officer following the resignation of Dr Catherine Calderwood on 5 April. Dr Calderwood has resigned after making two trips to her second home during the coronavirus lockdown. She had apologised for her actions, and ini

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National Institute for Health and Care Excellence Appoints New CEO

NICE Appoints New CEO

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has appointed Prof Gillian Leng as its new chief executive, a few days after confirming Sharmila Nebhrajani as new chair. Prof Leng will take up the role officially on 1 April when Sir Andrew Dillon officially steps d

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George Valiotis Appointed as New Interim Executive Director of the EHMA

George Valiotis Appointed as New Interim Executive Director of the EHMA

The European Health Management Association (EHMA) is pleased to welcome George Valiotis as its new Interim Executive Director. George will commence on Monday 12 August 2019. George brings extensive European and international experience to this role, having worked in executive roles specialisin

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GSK to Name Jonathan Symonds as New CFO

GSK to Name Jonathan Symonds as New CFO

Jonathan Symonds CBE, former CFO of AstraZeneca and Novartis has been appointed to chairman at GlaxoSmithKline in the wake of the pharmaceutical company’s break-up. Symonds is currently overseeing operations at HSBC, and will replace Sir Philip Hampton, non-executive chairman at GlaxoSmithKline

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From EHMA to EPF: Usman Khan on his New Position as Executive Director

From EHMA to EPF: Usman Khan on his New Position as Executive Director

Usman Khan left the European Management Association (EHMA) after three years to take up a position as Executive Director at the European Patients Forum (EPF) in April 2019. We sit down with Mr Khan to discuss the decisions that led him to his new role and what the future has in store as he oversee

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Steve Harstad Joins Carenet Health as Chief Strategy Officer

Steve Harstad Joins Carenet Health as Chief Strategy Officer

Carenet Health, a leading provider of healthcare engagement, clinical support, telehealth and advocacy solutions, is pleased to announce Steve Harstad has joined its leadership team as chief strategy officer (CSO).   As CSO, Harstad will provide the leadership, management and vision nec

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David Hunt Makes the Move to the U.S. as the CEO of Havas Health & You West (HH&Y)

David Hunt Makes the Move to the U.S. as the CEO of Havas Health & You West (HH&Y)

David Hunt has been promoted to CEO of Havas Health & You West.   Hunt will be leaving the role of chief executive of Havas Lynx, held for 8 years at the Manchester-based healthcare agency and will be taking up the CEO position in America.   Managing Director, Elizabeth Egan

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Christopher Bird Announced as New Chief Medical Officer of BioPorto

Christopher Bird Announced as New Chief Medical Officer of BioPorto

The medical diagnostic company BioPorto has recently announced that it will be introducing Christopher Bird as the new Chief Medical Officer. Bird joins BioPorto from his role at Roche Diagnostics as Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs in North America. After over 10 years with this medic

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Philips AGM of Shareholders re-appoints CEO Frans van Houten & CFO Abhijit Bhattacharya

Philips AGM re-appoints CEO Frans van Houten & CFO Abhijit Bhattacharya

Amsterdam, the Netherlands –  Royal Philips  announced that today’s Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) re-appointed Frans van Houten as President/CEO and member of the Board of Management, and Abhijit Bhattacharya as member of the Board of Management fulfilling the role of

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Bupa announces appointment of Prof. Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director

Bupa announces appointment of Prof. Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director

Bupa has announced the appointment of Professor Melvin Samsom as a Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. This appointment brings continued clinical expertise to the Bupa Board with the imminent retirement of Professor Sir John Tooke.   Professor Samsom brings s

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