Misys plc, the global software and solutions company, today announces that it has appointed John G. King as a non-executive Director with immediate effect.
John will serve on the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees of the Board.
John has over 30 years experience of the US healthcare industry, most recently as President and CEO of Legacy Health System of Portland, Oregon. Prior to Legacy, John was President and CEO of Evangelical Health Systems (now Advocate Health Systems) in Illinois.
John is a past Chair of the American Hospital Association and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also on the Board of the Center for Healthcare Governance and Health Dialog and is a member of the Institute of Healthcare Research and Development.
Commenting on the appointment, Chairman, Sir Dominic Cadbury, said: "We are delighted to welcome John to the Misys Board. His work in a range of major US healthcare organisations provides a depth of healthcare experience and expertise which will be hugely advantageous to Misys."
John King, aged 66, joins non-executive Directors Tony Alexander, Sir Dominic Cadbury, George Farr, John Ormerod, Al-Noor Ramjii and Dr Jürgen Zech on the Misys Board.