New commercial director to help deliver “strategic growth strategy” for support surface specialists
Support surfaces specialists Essential Healthcare, part of the Essential Group, has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of experienced industry professional Debbie Murry as Group Clinical & Commercial Director.
Having spent 27 years in support surfaces related services and wound care, Debbie will be responsible for a team of 39, with a focus on developing a strategy to grow the support surface and service solutions provided by the business.
Thomas Owens, Managing Director of Essential Group, commented: “Debbie is a significant appointment for us and an incredibly welcome addition to the team. We are in a critical period of growth and have spent the last few years securing the necessary infrastructure to help take us to the next level.
“Bringing Debbie on board is a great move for us and her extensive career and unparalleled knowledge and experience within the healthcare industry is a real strength for us to support our strategic growth strategy. She is not only knowledgeable; she is also a perfect fit for the business and culture here at Essential.”
Beginning her career as nurse advisor and progressing to Commercial Director at one of the UK’s market leaders in the prevention of pressure ulcers, she will now also be driving forward the Essential Group’s training business Essential Training Solutions. The business provides bespoke training to health and social care services both remotely and from its state of the art, dedicated training suite at its Head Quarters in Birstall, Leeds.
Discussing her appointment, Debbie said: “As soon as I met Thomas and the team at Essential, I knew that the company was the perfect fit for me. Essential is fully committed to innovation and is definitely one to watch in the support services industry.
“The business is completely dedicated to its staff and customers and has an unrivalled patient care approach which is strongly focused on delivering solutions to support healthcare professionals in improving patient outcomes and raising the standard of care. This resonated very strongly with me.
“I began my career as a nurse and practised for many years before moving into industry. I have always been committed to continuous improvement in business and care, driving standards to achieve excellence and I firmly believe that the support surface industry needs businesses committed to delivering innovative solutions like Essential, who always put the patient needs first.”
Established in 1999, Essential Healthcare Solutions provides an extensive range of products and care solutions in the support surfaces arena for healthcare providers, including the NHS and Care Homes. Following a successful period of growth and investment secured in 2014, Thomas established the Essential Group of Companies in 2015.https://thiis.co.uk/new-commercial-director-to-help-deliver-aggressive-growth-strategy-for-support-surface-specialists/https://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Debbie-head-and-shoulders.jpghttps://thiis.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Debbie-head-and-shoulders-150x150.jpgAnalysis & InsightsNew to the TeamNewsroomSupplier NewsClinical and Commercial Director,Debbie Murray,Essential Care Group,Essential Group,Essential Healthcare,Essential Training Group,MBO,Pressure Care,pressure ulcers,Thomas OwnsSupport surfaces specialists Essential Healthcare, part of the Essential Group, has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of experienced industry professional Debbie Murry as Group Clinical & Commercial Director. Having spent 27 years in support surfaces related services and wound care, Debbie will be responsible for a team...Calvin BarnettCalvin Barnettcalvin@thiis.co.ukAdministratorTHIIS Magazine