Acurity boss Blair to leave after six years as CEO, after Medusa takeover

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By Paul McBeth Oct. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Acurity Health Group chief executive Andrew Blair will step down as the head of the private hospital operator once-known as Wakefield Health after six years in the top job and after the Stewart family and Royston Hospital Trust Board took control in a partial takeover last month. Blair's tenure will officially end on March 31 next year to pursue new professional opportunities, the company said in a statement. His exit comes after the company's biggest shareholders pooled their investments into a new ve...
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