Vernacare appoints new chairman


John Samuel joins medical products manufacturer

John Samuel has joined medical products manufacturer, Vernacare, as chairman.

He was previously partner at Apax Partners and chief executive of Molnlycke Healthcare AB, and is currently chairman of Xeros, Tissue Regenix and Frosunda Omsorg AB.

He has a long and successful track record of business leadership serving global healthcare and other markets.

Matthew Miller, chief executive of Vernacare, said: “I am delighted to welcome John to Vernacare, I am confident his wealth of experience as a chairman, and in building global healthcare businesses, will make a major contribution to our success.”

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Vernacare is the global market leader in single-use medical pulp products, including bedpans, urinals and wash bowls.