Medilink UK appoints first industry chairman

3M's Gary Stapleton to take on post

Gary Stapleton

Gary Stapleton, business director of 3M Health Care Business Group, West Europe, has been appointed as chairman of Medilink UK.

Stapleton, who becomes the first external industry chairman of Medilink UK, will lead his first major task when he chairs a meeting to agree a new three-year strategy for the organisation.

The former managing director and chief executive of 3M Australia and New Zealand has also previously held the posts of director at Medilink East Midlands and chairman of the Association of British Healthcare Industries.

Stapleton said: “It is a very exciting time for this sector with healthcare innovation playing a crucial role in the Government’s growth agenda.

“As the largest health technologies professional association, Medilink UK will be a very important conduit in ensuring the success of this sector over the next few years and I look forward to my role in helping achieve this over the course of my term.”

Medilink UK is a membership organisation dedicated to the growth of the life sciences sector.

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