UAE: Evercare appoints Max Colella as CEO

Evercare, a healthcare delivery platform that operates hospitals, clinics and diagnostic facilities across Africa and South Asia, has appointed of Massimiliano (Max) Colella as chief executive officer, effective 1 January.

“Throughout my nearly three decades of working in the healthcare industry in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, I have seen first-hand what is needed to build strong healthcare systems in these regions. I look forward to leveraging that experience to help strengthen Evercare’s leadership position, with the ultimate goal of reaching more patients with the highest quality care,” said Colella.

Evercare is wholly owned by The Evercare Health Fund, a US$1bn emerging markets healthcare fund managed by The Rise Fund, the impact investment platform of global alternative asset manager TPG.

Colella joins Evercare from medtech firm Smith & Nephew where he was president of Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and before that senior vice president of Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets. He spent 21 years at Johnson & Johnson in a number of national and international roles in Europe and emerging markets.