- Mediclinic International has announced the appointment of Dr Carel Aron (Ronnie) van der Merwe as Chief Executive Officer Designate to succeed Danie Meintjes as CEO.

Dr Edwin Hertzog, Chairman of Mediclinic, commented:

"Danie has been instrumental to the development of Mediclinic into a respected international healthcare provider delivering high-quality, cost-efficient services to patients. We look forward to continuing to work with him until his retirement. We are delighted that Ronnie van der Merwe will succeed Danie in leading Mediclinic, following the thorough and rigorous global selection process carried out by the Nomination Committee with the support from the other Non-Executive Directors. The Committee and the Board were unanimous in their support for Ronnie, given his extensive knowledge of Mediclinic's international operations and strong track record of driving enhancements especially in the quality and effectiveness of our clinical services."

At 1:57pm: [LON:MDC] Mediclinic International Plc share price was -5.25p at 515.25p

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