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  • Andrew New has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for NHS Supply Chain
  • Andrew will commence his new role on 1st September 2021
  • Andrew joins NHS Supply Chain from JCB where he held the position of Group Executive Director, Purchasing and Supply Chain.


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ollowing an external fair and open recruitment campaign, Andrew New has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer for NHS Supply Chain. Andrew will commence his new role on 1st September.  He joins NHS Supply Chain from JCB where he held the position of Group Executive Director, Purchasing and Supply Chain.  Previous to that he has held senior procurement and supply chain roles for Magnox (a subsidiary of the NDA) and Babcock International Group.  

Commenting on his appointment, Andrew said: “I am delighted to be joining SCCL as NHS Supply Chain’s CEO at this critical time. NHS Supply Chain makes such an important contribution to the NHS and I am looking forward to meeting with colleagues, service providers, customers, suppliers and stakeholders to understand current challenges but also to continue to drive performance and establish a future world-class supply chain that meets the changing needs of the NHS.”

Jim Spittle, Chair, Supply Chain Coordination Limited, the management function of NHS Supply Chain said: “I am pleased to welcome Andrew as the newly appointed CEO of NHS Supply Chain who joins the team at a critical time in our transformation journey. Andrew brings with him considerable experience within the Supply Chain sector which will benefit us and our customers. I know he’ll make a huge impact at this pivotal time.

The board of SCCL would like to extend our appreciation to Colin McCready, acting CEO, who delivered exceptional results whilst in post. Colin will revert to his role as Chief Financial Officer, NHS Supply Chain, following an appropriate hand-over to Andrew.