16 December 2021
ConvaTec Group PLC ("ConvaTec" or "the Company") is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly ("Kim") Lody as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2022. Kim will join ConvaTec's Nomination and Remuneration committees on the same date.
Since 2019, Kim has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of Sonida Senior Living Corporation, one of the USA's largest owner-operators of senior housing communities. Kim has an extensive background in international, multi-cultural environments with more than 25 years of healthcare experience including alternate site healthcare services, durable medical equipment and medical devices.
From 2011-2019, Kim served firstly as President of Resound and then as SVP and President of GN Hearing, both of which are medical device divisions of the GN Group. From 2009 - 2011, Kim was Vice President of Marketing and then President of Chronic Care for the U.S. subsidiary of Coloplast. From 2004-2009, Kim was an independent consultant to the healthcare sector. Her earlier career included serving as COO of Senior Home Care; CMO of Gentiva Health Services; and VP of Managed Care Programs for Apria Healthcare.
Kim holds a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Hiram College in Ohio and an MBA with a concentration in finance from Wake Forest University, North Carolina.
John McAdam, Chairman of ConvaTec, commented:
"I am delighted to welcome Kim to our Board. She has deep healthcare knowledge, an impressive track record and brings to the Board very relevant international, commercial and operational experience. We look forward to Kim's contribution to our Board discussions."
This announcement is made in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.11R (1). No other information is required to be disclosed in accordance with Listing Rule 9.6.13.
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About ConvaTec Group PLC
ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions, with leading market positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion care. Our vision, which encompasses our purpose, is: Pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. Our products provide a range of clinical and economic benefits including infection prevention, protection of at-risk skin, improved patient outcomes and reduced total cost of care. To learn more about ConvaTec, please visit www.convatecgroup.com