The Board of Circle Holdings plc
is pleased to announce that Lord Hutton of Furness and Justin Jewitt
will be appointed as non executive directors of the Company with immediate effect.
Lord Hutton served as a member of the British House of Commons
from 1992 to 2010.
During his time in government, he held several prominent Cabinet positions, including secretary of state for defence; business, enterprise and regulatory reform; and work and pensions.
Lord Hutton was also a minister in the UK Department of Health from 1998 to 2005, where he helped lead the modernisation of the National Health Service.
Prior to public service, Lord Hutton worked as a senior law lecturer at Northumbria University
and served as a legal adviser to the Confederation of British Industry.
He is currently the chairman of the independent Public Service Pensions Commission and the Nuclear Industry Association, a non-executive director of Sirius Minerals plc and Arthurian Life Sciences Ltd.
Lord Hutton is also the European Advisory Director of Dimensional Fund Advisers and holds advisory positions at Bechtel Corporation
Lord Hutton graduated from Magdalen College, Oxford University
in 1978 with an MA and a Bachelor in Civil Law.
has extensive commercial knowledge and practical experience in the delivery and creation of public and private health services.
He graduated from Leicester University in 1975 joining Mobil Oil Company Limited as a graduate trainee where he occupied various roles for 12 years.
In 1986 he joined Thorn Emi plc in their retail/rental division moving through various senior management roles.
In 1992 Justin became Managing Director of two B.E.T plc companies, Laundrycraft and Initial Healthcare (Textile) Ltd.
Justin joined Nestor Healthcare Group plc in 1994, where he worked for 10 years, as Chief Executive Officer of the Group building it into a FTSE 250 listed company.
also held several non executive director positions in both private and public health care companies.
Justin is currently a visiting professor for the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care, University of Glamorgan,
"On behalf of the Board I am delighted to welcome John Hutton and Justin Jewitt
to the Circle Holdings
We look forward to working with John and Justin
as we continue to evolve the Company's unique business model in healthcare and to develop the many opportunities to enhance patient experience in the sector."
Details of Justin Jewitt's
(aged 60) current and previous directorships in the past five years are set out below.