Primary Health Properties PLC, a UK-based investor in modern primary healthcare facilities, has appointed Geraldine Kennell and Nick Wiles to the Board as independent non-executive Directors.
Geraldine Kennell has over 20 years’ experience in private equity and was until recently a partner of Silverfleet Capital LLP, an independent European private equity firm specialising in mid-market buyouts. She has formerly served on the boards of a number of companies, including Ivy Topco Limited (holding company of the ipes group of companies), TMF Group Holdco BV, Link Financial Limited and Birthdays Limited.
Nick Wiles retired as Chairman of UK investment banking at Nomura in 2012. He has worked in banking for more than 20 years, with the majority of this time at Cazenove & Co. where he was a partner prior to incorporation and a Vice Chairman of JP Morgan Cazenove. Nick was a non-executive director of Strutt & Parker and is currently non-executive chairman of PayPoint plc.
Shareholders will have an opportunity to vote on these appointments at the next annual general meeting of the Company, to be held in 2017.
As reported with Primary Healt’s 2015 full year results on February 4, 2016, the company confirms that James Hambro and William Hemmings ceased to be directors of the following the Annual General Meeting held on April 5, 2016 at which they did not stand for re-election.
Hambro was a founder Director of the Company, having served since February 1996 and Hemmings was appointed in June 2012 having been an Alternate Director since 2000.