Auckland, New Zealand, November 23, 2015 – NZX listed company Orion Health™ has announced the employment of globally renowned partnership and healthcare expert Kate Reid, as its Director of Strategy and Partnerships, New Zealand.
Reid joins the organisation from Atlantis Healthcare, where she was Managing Director of the New Zealand business for the past two and a half years and was responsible for overall logistics, program implementation and ROI. Prior to this, she was Managing Director for Atlantis Healthcare in the United Kingdom. Reid has also worked for Roche Products Ltd, where she was involved in the patient support program launch for Xenical for weight management, and gained extensive experience in public affairs and government liaison.
Reid says of her appointment: “I'm passionate about collaboration and partnerships, and my new role will give me the opportunity to get fully involved at the coalface of healthcare delivery and connecting industry stakeholders. I am looking forward to working towards a more integrated landscape for better health outcomes for New Zealanders, and am absolutely delighted to be joining the Orion Health team. They are at the forefront of what they do and are fundamentally transforming healthcare in New Zealand, as well as around the world.”
David Hepburn, New Zealand Country Manager for Orion Health, says: “Strong partnerships have been, and continue to be, crucial to the succes of Orion Health. The appointment of Kate Reid as Director of Strategy and Partnerships, New Zealand, highlights Orion Health's continued ambition and long-term plan to grow our current partnerships and further collaborate within the New Zealand market. We are very pleased to be adding yet another extremely high-calibre, dedicated professional to the Orion Health team, and welcome Kate on-board.”