RAIR Health Limited, an applied AI company focused on the development of proprietary insights from ophthalmic data and images, is delighted to announce the appointment of a highly experienced company director, Roy Davis, as Non Executive Chairman of the board.
Roy is presently Chairman of Medica Group plc, the UK’s leading tele-radiology company, having joined the company at its IPO. He is also Chairman of both Edinburgh Molecular Imaging, a cancer theragnostic imaging company, and Foster & Freeman, a leading forensic imaging manufacturer. Prior to these roles Roy served as the Chief Executive Officer of Optos plc, a leading ophthalmology medical device business, until its acquisition by Nikon Corporation in 2016. Before joining Optos, Roy served as Chief Executive Officer of the medical device company Gyrus Group plc, which was acquired by Olympus Corporation of Japan in 2008.
Commenting on the appointment, Steve Cox Founder and Chief Executive Officer of RAIR said:
“We are delighted to have attracted an individual with Roy’s breadth of experience and track record. Roy brings considerable expertise in ophthalmic imaging and, through his past and present engagements, strong insights into the opportunities for the application of AI and data science. Roy’s operational skills will also be invaluable to the Company as it embarks on a period of intense corporate development.”
Roy Davis commented: “RAIR’s strategy points to the growing role of applied AI and data science across several key healthcare industry areas. I'm looking forward to working with the Board and the management team to see how RAIR’s insights can be used to develop innovative solutions which improve the standards of patient care across a range of medical applications.”
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