David Stockdale announced as new Chief Executive Officer of the British Healthcare Trades Association
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David Stockdale, newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of the British Healthcare Trades Association
[May, 2022. London, UK] The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) has confirmed that David Stockdale has been appointed as its new Chief Executive Officer and will join the association on 13 June 2022.
Mr Stockdale will bring more than two decades of senior management and leadership experience to the role. Most recently, he led the transformation of the British Tinnitus Association, spearheading a 575 per cent growth in revenue over his 12 years as CEO.
Andrew Stevenson, Chairman of the British Healthcare Trades Association, commented: “The Board is delighted to have David join the association.
“This is a critical time for all involved in health and social care, with new reforms, agendas and priorities shaping the future of the system. Sustainability, innovation, integration, consumer protection and more are all areas undergoing change that will have a significant impact on our members. The BHTA has an important role to play in ensuring our member companies’ needs are seen and heard.
“David will bring a wealth of experience, energy and enthusiasm to the association. We are confident he will amplify the voice of association, continuing to ensure the interests of our members are represented.”
Before his time as Chief Executive of the British Tinnitus Association, Mr Stockdale held senior roles at People United Against Crime as Head of Business Crime Reduction Centre and Young Voice as Director of Finance, Projects and Marketing.
In addition, Mr Stockdale is a Trustee and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Sheffield Young Carers Project, as well as a Founding Member of the Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Special Interest Group.
David Stockdale commented: “I am proud to be joining the BHTA and working on the opportunities and challenges that lay ahead for the sector and the role the BHTA can play in supporting the members to flourish. I am most excited about engaging with members, really getting to the heart of the key issues, and identifying how the BHTA can help. I am looking forward to getting started!”
Mr Stockdale lives and works in Sheffield, has two teenage children and has a love of ice hockey, literature, hiking and swimming. He is also a mentor for the Sheffield City Region Launchpad initiative, a fully funded business support programme delivered across the Sheffield City Region.
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About the BHTA: The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) brings healthcare and assistive technologies companies together to help shape and improve the health and care of the nation. Working on behalf of its members, the association aims to ensure the highest industry and consumer standards to support healthcare systems and protect consumers’ interests.
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