Board of Whitfield announces appointment of new CEO

paul_lynamWhitfield is a private hospital which opened in 2006 with the aim of improving the healthcare services available to the community of Waterford and the south east region at large. Whitfield currently employs over 220 staff and in conjunction with more than 60 associated consultants provides services to over 25,000 patients per year.

Paul Lynam has a BSc in Analytical Science from DCU, a Post Grad Diploma in Business Studies form UCD and an MBA which he completed while working in Germany.

After 14 years in Germany he returned to Ireland in 2005 to join Siemens as a Divisional Commercial Manager in the Energy, Transport & Projects area. In 2008 he was appointed CFO Siemens Ireland and as a Director of the company.

In 2010 Lynam took over as CEO of the company and was responsible for its business in Ireland across all Divisions. Siemens employed several hundred staff across the areas of Energy, Industry, Infrastructure and Mobility and in Healthcare. In his role as CEO he has had broad exposure to the Public and Private sectors and businesses of varying degrees of scale and maturity.

Of the appointment Lynam said “I am now looking forward to working within the Private Healthcare sector and using my past experience to help further develop the activities of the Whitfield Hospital in the south east of Ireland”.

“The Healthcare Sector within Siemens Ireland was a very important part of the overall business and we have supplied and maintained diagnostic and imaging solutions to the public and private sectors on an all Island basis.”

The Board is delighted to have a CEO of the calibre of Paul Lynam and is looking forward to working with him to further grow the services at Whitfield.

Whitfield hospital recently celebrated becoming the first hospital in Ireland and the UK to achieve the new ISO50001 energy management accreditation. It is also currently celebrating its tenth year supplying healthcare services to the south east of Ireland.

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