GHG announces a new appointment to its Board of Directors

Georgia Healthcare Group PLC (“GHG” or the “Group”) announces a new appointment to the Board of Directors (the “Board”) with immediate effect.


William (“Bill”) Huyett has joined the Board as an independent non-executive director. He has also been appointed as a member of the Clinical Quality and Safety Committee and will join the Supervisory Board of JSC GHG.


“I am happy to welcome Bill to our Board of Directors. Bill brings with him strong knowledge and experience in healthcare sector that we believe will be a valuable addition to the current skill mix within the Board. I am confident he will make a great contribution to the Group, building value for shareholders. We are also pleased to increase the number of independent non-executive directors in the Board, in line with our commitment to high standards of corporate governance” - commented Irakli Gilauri, Chairman of the Board of Directors.


Mr. Huyett is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey and Company, Inc. During his 28-year career there, he served clients in health care and other technology-intensive industries. He currently serves on the boards of Rockefeller University (Member of the Technology Transfer committee), the University of Virginia Darden School Foundation (Chair of Nominating and Governance), the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Concord Museum, where he served as Treasurer. He is Vice-Chair of the Board of the Greater Boston YMCA. He recently retired from the boards of McKinsey and Company (where he chaired the Finance Committee), and the Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole), where he served as Vice-Chair. Prior to joining McKinsey, Mr. Huyett held a variety of line management positions in the automation industry with Rockwell/Allen-Bradley.


There are no other details that are required to be disclosed in respect of the appointment of William Huyett under 9.6.13R of the Listing Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority.