Posted on February 24, 2020 by staff

Non-exec directors appointed at Craneware


Listed HealthTech Craneware has appointed two non-executive directors.

The company, based in Edinburgh, provides software solutions to the healthcare market.

It is targeting the United States after appointing Alistair Erskine and David Kemp to its board.

Erskine, who will join the board immediately, is the Chief Digital Health Officer of Partners HealthCare, a US not-for-profit healthcare system which is a leader in the application of clinical information technology to care delivery.

He has also held academic and governmental roles, including lecturing at Harvard Medical School and a Board Member of the Health Information Technology Standards Committee of the Virginia General Assembly.

He holds an MBA from MIT with specialism in business analytics and artificial intelligence.

Kemp will join the board from the start of March and is currently the CFO of FTSE 250 listed oil services business John Wood Group.

He has held a number of CFO and NED positions over the course of his career and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Will Whitehorn, Chairman of Craneware, commented: “Alastair’s experience both in the clinical and digital operations of US healthcare providers will bring new insights to help guide the evolution of our cloud-based platform, Trisus, while David adds strong UK plc board experience as well as significant merger and acquisition expertise.

“We look forward to working with them both to fulfil our vision of bringing value to the US healthcare market.”