Mary Tavener has been named as Non-Executive Director and joined the board of York-based Abingdon Health.
Ms Tavener will be the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Abingdon Health and Chair of the Audit Committee.
She has extensive experience in the healthcare sector, having previously been Chief Financial Officer and Board member of AIM listed Advanced Medical Solutions (AMS) for 19 years during which the company saw 15 years of consecutive growth.
At AMS, Mary was responsible for strategy and risk management, finance, operations, regulatory, and legal affairs.
“Mary’s breadth of experience in the healthcare sector, and her finance expertise will make an invaluable addition to our board as we continue to significantly expand our operations,” said Dr Chris Hand, Chairman of Abingdon Health.
“We are delighted that Mary will be working with us and I look forward to working with her and my colleagues as we continue to build scale at Abingdon”.
Ms Tavener added: “This is an exciting time for the Company as it expands manufacturing scale to provide solutions to diagnostic testing for COVID-19 alongside other diagnostic applications for its lateral flow technology.”