Two new appointments to VHI board

Health Minister Mary Harney has appointed Mr Seamus Creedon and Ms Celine Fitzgerald to the Board of Vhi Healthcare for a five-year period effective from February 22, it was announced today.

Mr Creedon, a qualified actuary and management consultant, is a former partner at KPMG London,

a former Chief Executive of Lifetime, Bank of Ireland's life assurance company, and a former Head of Corporate Development, Europe for Bank of Ireland, based in London.

Ms Fitzgerald is CEO of Rigney Dolphin Group, one of Ireland's leading business process outsource service providers, and a CRM and customer service expert.

"I would like to welcome both Mr Creedon and Ms Fitzgerald to the Board of Vhi Healthcare," said

Mr Bernard Collins, Chairman, Vhi Healthcare.

"Both bring a wealth of relevant experience and expertise to the Board of Vhi Healthcare and I look forward to working with them both. I believe they will make an important contribution in helping us face the challenges ahead."

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