Nick Costa has been appointed CEO of Ramsay Health Care UK.
The hospital group’s chief operating officer since 2018, Costa is taking over from Dr Andy Jones, who has been appointed Ramsay Health Care’s first group chief growth officer.
Costa was previously regional operations & transformation director at Nuffield Health.
Ramsay Health Care managing director and CEO Craig McNally said he had been instrumental in steering the company’s operations through the challenges of the pandemic.
‘Nick has extensive experience in the healthcare sector and has proven to be an accomplished and collaborative team leader who deeply values our Ramsay Way of ‘people caring for people,’ he said.
‘His seasoned leadership will strengthen our UK business and put us on the front foot as healthcare evolves into new and integrated services.’
Jones, also a former Nuffield Health executive, has headed up Ramsay’s UK operations since 2018 and has been instrumental in the development of its daycase facilities. In his new role, he will lead the group’s global business transformation strategy.