Mediclinic International plc
(Incorporated in England and Wales)
Company Number: 08338604
LSE Share Code: MDC
JSE Share Code: MEI
NSX Share Code: MEP
("Mediclinic", the "Company", or the "Group")
16 January 2020
SEAMUS KEATING TO STEP DOWN AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Company announces that Seamus Keating, who serves as an independent non-executive director and member of the Audit and Risk Committee, Remuneration Committee and Clinical Performance and Sustainability Committee, will step down from the board of Mediclinic at a date to be agreed in due course. This follows Mr Keating's appointment as Chief Executive Officer of First Derivatives plc with effect from 15 January 2020. The Board will shortly commence a process to identify a suitable replacement for Mr Keating, with an announcement to follow accordingly. Mr Keating will continue to discharge his current Mediclinic responsibilities in the meantime.
Dr Edwin Hertzog, Chairman of Mediclinic, commented:
"On behalf of my colleagues on the Board, I would like to thank Seamus for his commitment and valued contributions to the Board and the Group over the past seven years. We wish him well as he commences his new demanding role."
About Mediclinic International plc
Mediclinic is an international private healthcare services group, established in South Africa in 1983, with divisions in Switzerland, Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia) and the United Arab Emirates.
The Group's core purpose is to enhance the quality of life.
Its vision is to be the partner of choice that people trust for all their healthcare needs.
Mediclinic is focused on providing specialist-orientated, multi-disciplinary services across the continuum of care in such a way that the Group will be regarded as the most respected and trusted provider of healthcare services by patients, medical practitioners, funders and regulators of healthcare in each of its markets.
As at 30 November 2019, Mediclinic comprised 77 hospitals, five sub-acute hospitals, 13 day case clinics and 22 outpatient clinics. Hirslanden operated 17 hospitals, two day case clinics and three outpatient clinics in Switzerland with more than 1 900 inpatient beds; Mediclinic Southern Africa operations included 53 hospitals (three of which in Namibia), five sub-acute hospitals and nine day case clinics (four of which operated by Intercare) across South Africa, and more than 8 500 inpatient beds; and Mediclinic Middle East operated seven hospitals, two day case clinics and 19 outpatient clinics with more than 900 inpatient beds in the United Arab Emirates.
The Company's primary listing is on the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") in the United Kingdom, with secondary listings on the JSE Ltd ("JSE") in South Africa and the Namibian Stock Exchange ("NSX") in Namibia.
Mediclinic also holds a 29.9% interest in Spire Healthcare Group plc, a leading private healthcare group based in the United Kingdom and listed on the LSE.
For further information, please contact:
Company Secretary, Link Company Matters Limited
+44 (0)20 7954 9569
Investor Relations, Mediclinic International plc
James Arnold, Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0)20 3786 8181
Ben Atwell/Ciara Martin - United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 3727 1000
Sherryn Schooling - South Africa
+27 (0)21 487 9000
Registered address: 6th Floor, 65 Gresham Street, London, EC2V 7NQ, United Kingdom
Joint corporate brokers: Morgan Stanley & Co International plc and UBS Investment Bank
JSE sponsor: Rand Merchant Bank (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
NSX sponsor: Simonis Storm Securities (Pty) Ltd