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09.12.19

NHS Supply Chain appoint new CFO for SCCL management function

NHS Supply Chain have announced the appointment of Colin McCready as chief financial officer of Supply Chain Coordination Limited (SCCL), the organisation’s management function.

Mr McCready will also be appointed as a company director to the board of SCCL.

Having commenced his new role on December 3, 2019, Mr McCready has an extensive history of driving transformational change and improving business operational performance across a number of diverse environments.

He joins NHS Supply Chain from NHS Professionals, a £500m turnover public sector organisation, where he served as CFO and most recently interim CEO.

In that position, he led a transformational programme, delivering revenue growth, improved service delivery through technological investment and a more customer-focused organisation.

READ MORE: NHS Supply Chain: Driving the way forward

READ MORE: Three new non-executive directors join the NHS Supply Chain board

Mr McCready holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance Specialty), achieved at Queens University in Ontario, Canada, and is a chartered management accountant.

He said of his new appointment: “I’m really pleased to have joined NHS Supply Chain as Chief Financial Officer.

“I believe NHS Supply Chain is at the beginning of a very exciting journey, with a massive opportunity to deliver savings to the NHS and improving outcomes. I am very much looking forward to playing my part in ensuring we deliver against these objectives.”

Chair of SCCL, Jim Spittle, added: “The Board of SCCL are delighted to welcome Colin as CFO.

“We are confident that his experience of leading transformation programmes and his focus on harnessing efficiencies will significantly contribute to our mission and value proposition within the NHS Supply Chain.”

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