Leeds HubRx Online Pharmacy Hub
Leeds-based HubRx appoints CFO and operations director ahead of the launch of its automated pharmacy hub.
02:16 02 May 2022
Leeds-based HubRx has appointed Matthew Tollefson as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Karl Wooldridge as operations director.
Mr Tollefson, who is from Leeds-based corporate finance firm Sentio Partners, has also held positions with Mazars, Ernst & Young. Mr Wooldridge, on the other hand, held previous key positions with Phoenix Medical Supplies and Lloyds Pharmacy.
The duo was appointed ahead of the firm's plans to launch the new hub for independent community pharmacists to free up prescription dispensary time for around 200 independent community pharmacies.
Matthew Tollefson said: “Joining HubRx was an offer I could not pass up. The pedigree driving the business is second to none and it’s a true example of disruption to make a positive change to the lives of pharmacists and patients.”
Commenting on his appointment, Karl Wooldridge (pictured, right) added: “I’ve joined the business at an exciting time – we’re on the cusp of launching something truly innovative and game changing.
“HubRx is pioneering, our approach will transform community pharmacy. We’re investing in cutting-edge technology to create an automated dispensing hub that will create capacity for pharmacists, allow them to grow and expand their skills.”
CEO Daniel Lee said: “We’re delighted to welcome Karl and Matthew to the growing team at HubRx as we move ever closer to opening the first state-of-the-art automated pharmacy hub for independent community pharmacists.”