Well Appoints First Female Chief Financial Officer

MANCHESTER, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Well,
the UK’s largest independent pharmacy chain, has announced Lynn Krige as
its new Chief Financial Officer.

Lynn joined Well on 8th November, the day of the company’s
annual conference, with influential speaker Matthew Syed coaching
business leaders on how to drive a high-performance culture, and the
Executive Team sharing the transformation plans and vision for the next
12 months.

Lynn brings over 25 years of commercial and strategic experience, most
recently at PLC Board level, leading teams to achieve financial business
objectives. Prior to Well, Lynn was CFO at British Engineering Services,
and before that, Group Finance Director for Speedy Hire PLC. Lynn also
has 12 years of experience in infrastructure asset management with John
Laing PLC, where she was a Board Member and Investment Committee Chair.

Based at Well’s head office in Manchester city centre, Lynn will lead
the finance department, including portfolio, procurement and general
counsel for the Well Group, comprising Well, Well Careplus and Bestway
Medhub.

Commenting on her recent appointment, Lynn Krige said: “I’m delighted to
be joining Well at such an exciting time of transformation, and the
conference was a fantastic, inspiring introduction to the business. I am
passionate about driving operational efficiencies and investing in
initiatives that create an excellent customer experience, and Well’s
dedication to this is one of the key reasons I wanted to be part of the
company”.

John Nuttall, CEO at Well, commented: “I’m thrilled to welcome Lynn as
the newest member of the Executive Team, substantially strengthening the
leadership group. Lynn brings excellent technical ability and a highly
professional approach coupled with strong values that align perfectly
with our business. Lynn is highly respected in her field and I’m looking
forward to working closely with her to drive our ambitious growth plans”.

Lynn Krige will be Well’s first female CFO, and the second female on the
Executive Team, alongside Tracy Barton, Retail Stores Director.

For more information, please email PR@well.co.uk

ENDS

Contacts

Well Pharmacy
Hayley Swift
PR@well.co.uk