Ashfield Healthcare Ltd is delighted to announce the arrival of its new UK managing director, Colin Watson.

Colin Watson UK MDFor the past three years Colin has been working successfully as Managing Director of our MASTA business based in Leeds. During that time Colin has overseen a great improvement in the performance and the breadth of the service offering of MASTA. MASTA (Medical Advisory Service for Travellers Abroad), was established 30 years ago and we now operate the largest network of private travel clinics in the UK.

Prior to his time with MASTA Colin was the Operations Director at Ashfield UK, a role in which he held operational responsibility for all our sales and nursing programmes, as well as managing the Business Intelligence and Marketing and Communications Departments.

Colin originally joined In2Focus as a Project Manager in 2002, before the merger with Ashfield Healthcare in 2007, prior to which he had spent 12 years working in the pharmaceutical industry for Bristol Myers Squibb and Merck Sharp and Dohme, in a variety of sales, management and marketing roles, both in the UK and overseas.

Ashfield’s CEO, Chris Corbin said “I am delighted to make this announcement. I have known Colin for many years and he is a great example of someone who has successfully progressed through our organisation. Colin will bring a broad and intimate knowledge of our business to his new role and I wish him every success”.