Two new non-executive directors have been appointed to serve on the Board of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Jennifer Adams and Micheal Keaney's appointments were confirmed by the Trust's Council of Governors at its meeting on 14 August 2012. They have been appointed for a period of two years from 1 September 2012.
Jennifer Adams is a Scarborough resident and has experience as a non-executive and governor at other organisations, as well as a short period at Scarborough Hospital a number of years ago. Her background is in the financial services sector, including Aviva. She brings analytical skills and a commitment to the quality of healthcare delivered to the whole community.
Michael Keaney is an experienced business person with a well-established private sector background in Scarborough, including a number of years as Chief Executive of Plaxton Ltd. He has served on a wide variety of Boards and brings strategic and transformation capabilities.
Alan Rose, Chairman of the Trust's Board of Directors said: "I am delighted to welcome two Scarborough-based directors to our Board. This confirms the commitment of the Trust to the successful integration and sustainability of healthcare provision in North and East Yorkshire".