ADB (UK) LIMITED ANNOUNCES NEW CHAIRMAN
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Liverpool, United Kingdom, 13th November 2017 – The Board of ADB (UK) Limited announce the appointment of Jonathan Wedgbury as chairman of ADB (UK) Ltd. Jonathan brings a wealth of experience from over 30 years spent working in senior positions for both the private and public sectors and was, until recently, Chief Executive of HealthTrust Europe LLP. Jonathan’s unique combination of skills and experience will form a vital part of the next phase of our continued growth and development.
Jonathan has a long and distinguished career in NHS Procurement stretching back over 30 years rising from a role in purchasing at the West Midlands and Trent Regional Health Authorities to Chief Executive of Health Trust Europe LLP. Given the demands placed upon the role of procurement in a challenging economic climate, Jonathan’s significant experience in the NHS makes him the ideal candidate for ADB (UK) Limited. The company is currently working closely with NHS organisations to help deliver cash savings and meet the recommendations of the Carter Review.
David Marley, managing director of ADB (UK) said “ADB have a long history of delivering cash savings from Tail Spend to NHS Trusts. The demands on NHS Trusts to deliver greater savings from this difficult area of procurement, and the adoption of systems to enable this, is at the forefront of our ongoing product delivery and development. Jonathan will be pivotal in assisting us to bring together NHS procurement professionals, the new procurement operating model and 3rd party systems requiring data for products, services and prices obtained through competitive procurement exercises.”
Jonathan Wedgbury commented: “I am delighted to be working along side David and the team in what I am sure will be an exciting stage in ADB’s development” ADB is a company I have worked with for over 12 years and I am sure that our service offering can make a real difference to hospitals in their quest to drive procurement savings and efficiencies”
The Board undertook a long and exhaustive search and review of suitable candidates over several months and were delighted when Jonathan agreed to become Chairman of ADB (UK) Limited in November 2017.
About ADB (UK) Limited)
ADB (UK) Limited are a privately owned SME based in Liverpool.
ADB (UK) Limited provide cloud based eSourcing suite, ADB Sourcing Cloud, to around 40% of NHS Trusts in England and Wales. Covering all aspects from source to contract, ADB is mostly associated with its MultiQuote service that addresses the notorious Tail Spend area of procurement covering ad hoc requisitions to local contracts that form catalogues. ADB deliver £10’s millions of savings from this area of purchasing alone across the NHS.
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