People Moves: Industry Leaders Forge New Paths in Healthcare

Leadership in the Healthcare Sector Has Seen New Appointments from Headspace, IMIDomics, Memo Therapeutics, HealthTrust Europe & Humanetics Corporation
Nicolette Turner

1. Nicolette Turner

Job From: Senior Vice President Finance 

Job To: Chief Financial Officer at Headspace

“I’m honoured to be a member of the Headspace team, helping to serve our members and working tirelessly to improve mental healthcare.”

The Headspace app aims to relax the mind, improve focus and provide users with a high quality of sleep. Titled as ‘your mind’s best friend’, Headspace uses science-backed meditation and mindfulness tools to help users build life-changing habits and maintain the best quality of mental health. Headspace Health partners with more than 2,500 companies to provide access to meditation, mindfulness, coaching, therapy and psychiatry to both businesses and their employees.

Nicolette Turner has been promoted from Senior Vice President Finance to Chief Financial Officer at Headspace. She is an experienced global executive skilled in strategic pricing, business strategy, business process integration and financial analysis. She has a Master of Business Administration focused in Strategy & Economics from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. She has previously held roles at McKinsey & Company, Hillrom and was Vice President for Finance at Cardinal Health.

Erik van den Berg

2. Erik van den Berg

Job From: CEO at AM-Pharma

Job To: Memo Therapeutics, Chief Executive Officer

Biotech company Memo Therapeutics builds therapeutic antibodies to transform the lives of patients with virus infections and cancer. MTx’s lead program, AntiBKV, is a highly effective and safe neutralising antibody to treat BK virus infection in kidney transplant recipients. 

“Memo has already made great strides in its development of novel antibody candidates,” said van den Berg. “As CEO, I look forward to continuing this momentum and build on the great progress made recently with AntiBKV in the clinic and its Fast Track designation from the FDA, as well as the recent successful Series C fundraising.”

Dr. Ramon Felciano

3. Dr. Ramon Felciano

Job From: Strategic Advisor at Riffyn

Job To: Strategic Advisor, IMIDomics

Dr. Ramon Felciano, an industry leader in applying AI and data science to healthcare challenges. 

Dr. Fred Craves, CEO of IMIDomics, is looking forward to welcoming Dr. Felciano to the team. 

“With Ramon on board, we are confident in our ability to expedite the pace of discovery and innovation at IMIDomics."

Dr. Eric Perakslis

4. Dr. Eric Perakslis  

Job From: Chief Science & Digital Officer at Duke Clinical Research Institute

Job To: CTO, IMIDomics

Dr. Perakslis is eager to work closely with the IMIDomics team and contribute to their groundbreaking work in IMIDs. 

“The potential to transform the lives of patients through personalised medicine is immense, and I am committed to offering my knowledge and experience to support IMIDomics' mission," he said.

5. Gary Welch

Job From: Experience Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job To: Chief Executive Officer, HealthTrust Europe

Procurement organisation and supply chain partner HealthTrust Europe, has announced the appointment of Gary Welch as its new CEO. 

“I am thrilled to be joining the HealthTrust Europe team. The opportunity for procurement to deliver innovation and value to our customers has never been greater.”

6. Colin Chinn

Job From: Chief Medical Officer, Peraton

Job To: Chief Medical Officer, Humanetics Corporation

Doctor Chinn has said that he is honoured to join Humanetics Corporation, due to their impressive dedication to medical innovation and commitment to positively impacting military and civilian health.

“I look forward to contributing to the company's vision and playing a role in advancing medical technology that benefits patients worldwide," said Chinn.

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