NEWS HR

Karen DeSalvo has been appointed Google’s first chief health officer. She will report to David Feinberg, VP of Google Health.

Digital health platform Heartbeat Labs has hired former Babylon Health chief experience officer Chad Jennings as chief product officer (CPO).

David Bennett has joined Virgin Care as chair.

Juliet Bauer was this month formally named UK managing director of digital healthcare provider LIVI.

James Ormonde has been appointed business development director at Graphnet. Ormonde was previously sales director at Orion Health for 10 years.

Nicole McGlennon has been appointed managing director of the East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (EMAHSN).

Katie Farrington has left NHSX and is now director at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

New Care has appointed Maria Weatherston from St Anne’s as regional support manager.