Medica Group has announced the appointment of Jo Easton to the board of directors as a non-executive director. On joining the board, she will be appointed to the audit, nomination and remuneration committees.
Easton joins with experience in change management and employee relations and has worked with a number of large companies to deliver strategic and operational changes.
She is currently a member of the executive leadership team and the group director of HR at De La Rue where she works with the board of directors to balance the interests of shareholders, customers and employees. Her previous employment includes Twinings Ovo where she instigated 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. She has also worked at Zurich Insurance and BT plc.
Commenting on her appointment, Easton said : ‘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.’
Roy Davis, chairman of Medica added: ‘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.’