Podiatry and orthotic provider Algeos appoints new CEO
Jackie Fisher came to Algeos in 2015 from Thyson Technology, where she was also financial director, and has held the post at a number of companies since originally training with Ernst & Young in Leeds and Sydney.
Based in Speke, Liverpool, Algeos is a manufacturer and global distributor within the podiatry, physiotherapy and O&P markets. It is the largest podiatry supplier to the NHS and offers the widest range of podiatry products in the UK, sourcing the best brands, products and innovation from around the world and distributing to podiatry departments and private practices worldwide.
With a 135 year history behind it, Algeos is a privately owned, family-run business. Chairman Alan Sheridan and commercial director Max Sheridan, Alan's son, will be supporting Jackie in her new role, as will product director Marc Cameron.
The announcement was made by chairman Alan Sheridan, who said: "Jackie Fisher joined the Algeos family a year ago as FD and has demonstrated many qualities that I feel makes her ideal to lead Algeos through the next period of consolidation and growth. I am delighted to announce her appointment."
Jackie Fisher said: "I was attracted to Algeos for its passionate commitment to quality and the value the company places on employees. It is a professional environment with a family spirit. It has a successful history and exciting times ahead, and I look forward to leading the company through those times."
Outgoing CEO Hugh Sheridan has left Algeos to seek opportunities elsewhere. Alan Sheridan said: "I would like to thank Hugh on behalf of the board, our customers and our people for all he has done for the company and to wish him well in his future endeavours."
Algeos will be at the College of Podiatry Conference (CoP), 17-19 November 2016, where the company will be showcasing OptoGait, Ruck, Slimflex and Interpod and is the main sponsor. http://www.scpod.org/conference/2016-college-of-podiatry-annual-conference/ .
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Algeos new CEO Jackie Fisher pictured with Max Sheridan, Commercial Director and Marc Cameron, Product Director