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Thursday 25 April, 2019

Medica Group PLC

Jo Easton Appointed Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 0113X
Medica Group PLC
25 April 2019
 

25 April 2019

 

Medica Group Plc

 

Jo Easton Appointed Non-Executive Director

 

Medica Group Plc (LSE:MGP), the UK market leader in the provision of teleradiology services, announces that Jo Easton has been appointed to the Group's Board of Directors as a non-executive director. On joining the Board, Jo will be appointed to the audit, nomination and remuneration committees.

 

Jo brings a wealth of experience in change management and employee relations and has worked with a number of large companies to deliver strategic and operational changes. At present, she is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and the Group Director of Human Resources at De La Rue plc in which she works with the Board of Directors to balance the interests of shareholders, customers and employees. She has also developed and implemented a group-wide HR strategy with a key focus on culture change to forge a more dynamic and results-driven culture. Prior to working at De La Rue, she worked at Twinings Ovo to instigate a new efficiency-driven operational strategy. She was also part of the management team at Aviva Healthcare which oversaw the execution of a major expansion programme to double the size of the business. She has also worked at Zurich Insurance and BT plc.

 

Roy Davis, Chairman of Medica, also commented:

 

"We are pleased to have Jo join the board of Medica. Her experience in scaling organisations to support growth internationally whilst retaining the core values and culture will be invaluable as we continue to invest in new services and internationalise the business.

 

Commenting on her appointment, Jo Easton said:

 

"I am delighted to join the board of this exciting and rapidly-growing company. Medica has a compelling strategy in place which speaks directly to my skill set. I am looking forward to engaging with the rest of the management team and using my expertise to implement this vision."

 

 

No further details are required to be disclosed under LR 9.6.13

 

 

For further information, please contact:  

 

Medica Group Plc:

Roy Davis

 

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

Investec Bank Plc

Sara Hale

Daniel Adams

 

+44 (0)20 7597 5970

FTI Consulting

Brett Pollard

Victoria Foster Mitchell

Robert Winder

 

+44 (0)20 3727 1000

 

 

 

About MEDICA

MEDICA is the UK market leader in the provision of teleradiology services, providing outsourced interpretation and reporting on MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computerised tomography) and plain film (x-ray) images. The Company currently offers three primary services to hospital radiology departments: NightHawk, an out-of-hours service, routine cross-sectional reporting on MRI and CT scans, and routine plain film reporting on x-ray images.

 

MEDICA has developed a bespoke secure IT platform that provides market-leading linkage between a hospital's Radiology Information System (RIS) and Consultant Radiologists who contract with MEDICA. Direct RIS access ensures that the full wider patient information is available and reviewed with every report.

 

The Company contracts with the largest pool of consultant radiologists outside of the NHS and has been trusted to provide more than 1.3 million examinations annually across its customer base of more than 100 NHS Trusts and various private hospital groups and diagnostic imaging companies. For more information please visit www.medicagroup.co.uk 

 

 

About Teleradiology

Teleradiology is the electronic transmission of radiological patient images, including plain film (x-rays), CT scans and MRI scans, from one location to another for the purposes of diagnostic interpretation and reporting.

 

 

 

 


 


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