Assura plc appoints non-executive director

Primary care property investor Assura plc has appointed Jonathan Davies as a non-executive director.

Davies has been chief financial officer at catering company SSP Group plc since 2004 and has previously worked for OC&C Strategy Consultants and consumer goods company Unilever.

Commenting on his appointment Davies said: ‘I’m delighted to be joining the board, which is a very strong business, performing an exceptionally important role in supporting the NHS primary care system, and is well positioned for future growth.’

Simon Laffin, chairman of Assura, added: ‘Jonathan has excellent financial experience, both operational and corporate. Together with his strategic thinking and personal commitment to the NHS, he will also contribute significantly to the board as Assura continues to fund the transformation of NHS primary care premises.’