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New Waikato DHB Chief Executive Named

New Waikato DHB Chief Executive Named

Waikato District Health Board (DHB) chair Bob Simcock today announced the appointment of Dr Nigel Murray MBE as the board’s new chief executive.

Dr Murray, pictured, comes from Canada where for the last seven years he has been president and chief executive officer of the Fraser Health Authority.

He replaces Craig Climo who leaves on 18 July. Dr Murray will start on Monday 21 July.

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