HealthTrust Europe Welcomes Emma James as New Chief Commercial Officer

Birmingham, UK – HealthTrust Europe, a leading procurement organisation and strategic supply chain partner for healthcare providers and the wider public sector, is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma James as its new Chief Commercial Officer, effective May 2024.

With an illustrious career spanning over 15 years in procurement and supply chain management within the public sector, Emma brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new role at HealthTrust Europe. Prior to her appointment, Emma has notably contributed to the procurement field through her roles in purchasing consortia within education and local government, and most recently, at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, where she served as Director of Procurement and Supply Chain for four years.

Emma is a celebrated figure in the procurement community, having been honoured with a Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply in recognition of her outstanding dedication and contributions to the profession. She holds CIPS qualifications and a Master’s in Public Procurement Law & Policy, and is currently advancing her knowledge further with an Executive MBA in Leadership & Management from Hult Ashridge Business School.

HealthTrust Europe, headquartered in Birmingham, prides itself on its proven track record of delivering premier procurement solutions that enhance operational efficiencies, foster cost savings, enable access to innovative technologies, and bolster the performance of public sector services. Partnering with over 2,500 suppliers, HealthTrust Europe is a trusted procurement ally to more than 1,000 organisations.

The addition of Emma James to the leadership team underscores HealthTrust Europe’s commitment to excellence and innovation in procurement and supply chain management. Emma’s extensive background and forward-thinking approach will be instrumental in driving the organisation’s mission to support healthcare providers and the public sector in achieving their operational and strategic goals.

About HealthTrust Europe:

HealthTrust Europe is a leading procurement partner, specialising in healthcare and public sector procurement solutions. Based in Birmingham, the company supports over 1,000 organisations by providing cost-effective procurement strategies, access to innovative technologies, and a commitment to operational excellence.


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