KinCare, a provider of in-home care services, has announced the appointment of Bernadette Gotch as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). With over two decades of experience in the healthcare sector, Ms Gotch brings a wealth of knowledge in operations, business development, and clinical expertise to her new role.
Prior to her appointment as CEO, Ms Gotch served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of KinCare for three years. During her tenure as COO, she played a pivotal role in overseeing the administrative and operational functions of the business. Her leadership and strategic insights contributed to KinCare’s success during a challenging period, particularly amidst the ongoing pandemic.
Before joining KinCare, Ms Gotch held several senior executive management positions. She served as a director at the NSW Rural Doctors Network and held general manager roles at both NRMA and International SOS, a renowned global medical and security assistance company. Drawing upon her experience as a registered nurse, Ms Gotch has a deep understanding of the frontline aspects of healthcare, which she applies to her leadership approach.
Commenting on her new position, Ms Gotch stated, “I am excited to step into my new role as CEO of KinCare and to take over the leadership of the business at a critical time for the industry and for our company. KinCare successfully navigated a testing few years during the pandemic, and we now have our sights set on supporting our team and continuing to deliver clinical excellence across our in-home care services.”
With Ms Gotch assuming the role of CEO, Hugh Thomson, the current CEO of KinCare, will transition to the position of Executive Chairman. This transition in leadership aims to bring fresh perspectives and ensure the continued growth and success of KinCare as it remains committed to providing exceptional in-home care services.