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Press Release


UDG Healthcare
Posted on: 26 Sep 16

26 September 2016: UDG Healthcare plc ("the Group"), a leading international provider of healthcare services, announces that Chris Corbin, CEO of Ashfield Commercial & Medical Services, has advised of his intention to retire from the Group in April 2019. In preparation for his retirement, Chris will transition to the role of Chairman of Ashfield once his successor has been appointed. This will facilitate a phased transition of Chris’s responsibilities over the next two and a half years. In addition, Chris will remain as a member of the Board of Directors of UDG Healthcare until his retirement. 

Brendan McAtamney, CEO of UDG Healthcare, said: “I would like to thank Chris for his substantial contribution to the success of both the Group and Ashfield since joining us in 2000. Under his leadership, Ashfield has developed into a leading international healthcare services organisation and a key division of the Group. We will work closely with Chris over the next two and a half years to ensure a professional transition process and thereafter wish him the very best in retirement.”


For further information, please contact:

Investors and Analysts:

Alan Ralph


UDG Healthcare plc

Tel: +353-1-468-9000



Keith Byrne

Head of Investor Relations, Strategy & Corporate Communications

UDG Healthcare plc

Tel: + 353-1-468-9000

Editor's Details

Mike Wood

Last updated on: 26/09/2016

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