Pets at Home appoints new non-executive
Pet care business Pets at Home Group has announced a change to its Board of Directors with the appointment of new independent Non-Executive Director, Dr Natalie-Jane Macdonald MBE.
Macdonald will be appointed with effect from 27 May 2023.
On her appointment to the Board, Macdonald will also become a member of the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and the ESG Committee.
A graduate of Glasgow University, she spent eight years as an NHS hospital physician before moving into the private sector where she spent 17 years at Bupa holding various roles, including Managing Director of Bupa Health and Wellbeing.
Macdonald has chaired Nuffield Health, the UK’s largest healthcare charity, since May 2020 and was CEO of Sunrise Senior Living UK until 2021. Macdonald is also a board member of Riverstone Living, a retirement living business and chairs Voyage Care, a healthcare services company providing support for people with learning disabilities. She also holds an MBA from London Business School.
Ian Burke, Chairman of Pets at Home, commented: “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to welcome Dr Natalie-Jane Macdonald MBE to Pets at Home Group plc. Natalie brings an exceptional level of strategic and operational healthcare experience, together with knowledge of complex consumer businesses at an executive and board level, skills which will be valuable as Pets at Home continues to build its consumer-centric, omnichannel, pet care platform. The directors and I look forward to Natalie joining our Board of Directors and completing our team.”
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