Announcement – New CEO

Mestika Unik Sdn Bhd, the operating company of Timberland Medical Centre (“TMC”) is pleased to announce the appointment of James PF Chou as its Chief Executive Officer effective 8th February 2018.

Mr Chou, a native Singaporean with diverse healthcare experience in Asia, Europe, North America, Middle East & North Africa, was recruited to bring further improvements and expansion in TMC operations.

Over the last 25 years, Mr. Chou has served in various capacities across a wide spectrum of healthcare specializations such as facility development and renovation, operations, business development, and mergers & acquisitions. His experience includes several senior management positions in private, public and academic medicine institutions. He received his Masters in Health Services Administration & Community Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Canada.

“It is a privilege for me to join the TMC family which has a long history of providing compassionate affordable quality care to patients in Sarawak and the surrounding region. I look forward to serving alongside its staff and collaborating with physicians in all sectors to continue to make a difference in the lives of patients.” said Mr. Chou.

Mr. Chik Wai Chiew, CEO and Executive Director of Heritas Capital Management, and chairman of TMC, said, “Since 1994, the founding doctors of TMC have laid a solid foundation for a respected quality hospital today.Dr. Christopher Ting, who was appointed CEO since our investment into TMC late 2016, has successfully implemented numerous value-added initiatives to improve our service offering to our patients. We thank Dr. Ting for his contribution, and welcome James to the TMC family. We look forward to James’ leadership to take TMC to the next level in meeting the evolving healthcare needs in Kuching and beyond.”

About Timberland Medical Centre

Timberland Medical Centre was established in 1994 and is one of the oldest private hospitals in Kuching, Sarawak. With over 20 medical specialties, the hospital seeks to provide high quality, cost effective and efficient care, and to be the hospital of choice in Borneo known for its quality, innovation and compassion.