Southern Cross Healthcare appoints Chris White into permanent CEO role. In the same week Southern Cross Health Insurance is promoting the value of vaccination against inflenza – offering a free ‘flu vaccine to members, announced Nick Astwick.
Southern Cross Healthcare has announced that interim CEO Chris White will take up the role permanently, effective immediately.
Since taking on the role of Interim CEO, Chris has led the Healthcare team through one of its most challenging and unprecedented periods in the organisation’s history.
On his appointment, Mr White said, “Despite the challenges Covid-19 has presented within health, it’s an incredibly exciting sector with huge opportunities to deliver quality outcomes to New Zealanders. Southern Cross Healthcare is a dynamic business filled with fantastic people who are passionate about delivering high quality healthcare experiences and it is a privilege to be in a position to lead our journey from a hospital-centric organisation to a healthcare organisation.”
Chris began with the Southern Cross family as a CEO on the Insurance side of the business in 2017. From there, he moved across to Southern Cross Healthcare as Chief Operating Officer, and then to his current role as Interim CEO in October 2021.
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