23 July 2018 05:54:26 AM

Danie Meintjes plans to retire as CEO of Mediclinic International

- 2017-07-25 01:38:50 PM

Mediclinic International Plc informed the Board of Mr Danie Meintjes’ intention to retire from his position as Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company by 31 July 2018. The Nomination Committee will begin a search to identify a successor, to facilitate a smooth transition. Updates on this process will be announced when appropriate.

Mr Meintjes (aged 61) joined the group in 1985 as the Hospital Manager of Mediclinic Sandton. He became a member of Mediclinic International Limited’s Executive Committee in 1995 and a director in 1996. Seconded to the company’s operations in Dubai in 2006 and appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic Middle East in 2007, he was named Chief Executive Officer of Mediclinic International Limited in 2010. Following its combination with Al Noor Hospitals Group plc, Mr Meintjes became Chief Executive Officer of the enlarged group in February 2016.

Dr Edwin Hertzog, Chairman of Mediclinic, said: “Danie has been instrumental to the development of Mediclinic and the implementation of our strategy over 20 years of service to the group. We look forward to continuing to work with him over the coming twelve months and wish him well.”

Mr Meintjes said: “It has been a great privilege to have been in a position to shape the success of Mediclinic. The Company is in a strong position and has excellent prospects for growth. I thank all my colleagues at Mediclinic for the part they play in meeting the challenges to our business and upholding the highest standards of clinical governance and ethical behaviour across our platforms.”