Atlantis Healthcare has appointed Charles MacKinnon as its new managing director in the UK, who will take up his new post in November.

Kate Reid, the current MD of the firm in the UK, is returning to her home country, where she has accepted a senior management role in Atlantis Healthcare’s New Zealand business.

Atlantis Healthcare opened in London in 2007, after expanding from its origins in New Zealand and Australia. The business now employs one of the world’s largest health psychology clinical teams, and has supported well over 750,000 patients’ worldwide, in over 50 disease states.

Aunia Grogan, chief executive of Atlantis Healthcare, said: “With over twenty years’ experience in the UK healthcare sector, Charles’s background in clinical pharmacology and vast experience in healthcare communications will add significant value to the patient adherence and behaviour change solutions we deliver to all healthcare system stakeholders in the UK.”