UFS has announced the appointment of Matt Vagg as the new Chief Executive Officer of UFS Dispensaries Ltd. This follows the recent announcement that current CEO Ms Lynne McLennan will retire later this year.

Chairman of UFS Dispensaries Ltd., Mr Graeme Dixon said “On behalf of the Board, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Matt Vagg as the new Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Lynne McLennan who is retiring after 21 years of exceptional leadership. This appointment follows an extensive and competitive selection process.”

“Matt is currently Chief Operating Officer Health and Retail at GMHBA Health Insurance, another member-owned mutual organisation, and will join UFS on 1 August, 2022. In welcoming Matt, the Board also acknowledges Lynne’s exceptional leadership, tireless contributions, dedicated service and passion for UFS during her tenure. Lynne was instrumental in transitioning UFS from a pharmacy-only business to a successful and highly valued regional health service that now encompasses medical, allied health and well-being services, alongside expanded pharmacy services. The Directors of UFS are delighted to appoint Matt to continue our strong tradition of community service and to build on the organisation’s achievements over the past 142 years” Mr Dixon added.