Althea announces Non-Executive Chairman appointment

26 February 2021

Althea is pleased to announce the appointment of Philippe Houssiau as Non-Executive Chairman of Althea Group

Across his career, Philippe has held a variety of leadership and chair positions with equipment manufacturers, service providers and private clinics groups. Most recently he was Chairman of 4ways, a leader in tele-radiology, Lyniate, the healthcare interoperability platform, and Mak-System, a leading provider of software solutions for the management of blood, plasma, tissue and cells.

“I’m very pleased to welcome Philippe to Althea. His outstanding track record and experience across the HealthTech sector will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow,” Alessandro Dogliani, Althea CEO, said.

“Althea is well on its way to becoming the global leader in the provision of world-class healthcare services and I am very excited to join the team at such an interesting time in the company’s growth trajectory. I look forward to working with Alessandro and the whole team at Althea,” said Philippe Houssiau.

Althea is the largest pan-European independent provider of integrated healthcare technology management. The company operates as an outsourced technological partner for the provision of managed services and multivendor maintenance of the entire medical equipment portfolio in public and private healthcare organisations, across multiple technologies - from biomedical equipment to advanced diagnostic imaging & radiology. Althea combines integrated solutions, OEM independence and its deep knowledge of healthcare processes to provide better patient care, cost efficiencies and value maximisation for healthcare providers, ultimately improving patients’ quality of life. The group today manages more than 1.4 million medical devices in over 2,700 healthcare facilities across 17 countries. Althea’s centres of excellence span the globe, leveraging the expertise of more than 3,000 engineers, technicians, administrators and customer service specialists.

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