Managing Director, Chief Executive / Ramsay Health Care
Craig McNally was appointed managing director and chief executive of Ramsay Health Care (Ramsay) in July 2017, after seven years as its chief operating officer and 22 years prior in various roles including head of global strategy and European operations. Mr McNally is one of Ramsay’s longest serving executives, having commenced with the company in 1988. He was initially employed as a hospital executive in Ramsay’s Sydney-based mental health facilities, before taking over divisional responsibility for acute medical and surgical hospitals in the early nineties. In 1995, he became Ramsay’s head of strategic development and for the last two decades, he has been responsible for the development and implementation of its growth strategy including brownfield expansions, international market assessments, mergers and acquisitions, and new business strategies. As the company’s chief negotiator and deal-maker, he has been at the forefront of all the major acquisitions and deals completed by Ramsay Health Care. In his role as head of Ramsay’s UK, European and Asian businesses, Mr McNally was responsible for leading the teams through the challenging acquisition and merger phases and ensuring their successful integration with Ramsay Health Care and adoption of The Ramsay Way culture.