The appointment, which will take with effect from 17 November 2014, is pursuant to the announcement that Stephen Collier would be stepping down as GHG CEO at the end of the year.
“The Netcare board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Jill Watts as an executive director to the board of Netcare Limited,” the company said.
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“The board welcomes Jill’s appointment and looks forward to her contribution given her extensive experience, operational knowledge and strategic insight into the private healthcare sector.”
Private hospital group, [DATA NTC:Netcare] acquired a controlling 50.1 per cent interest in GHG, which owns BMI Healthcare (BMI) – the largest private acute care hospital provider in the United Kingdom, in May 2006.