Heart Institute of the Caribbean names new COO and Executive Vice President
The Heart Institute of the Caribbean‘s Board of Directors have announced today, with immediate effect, the official appointment of Sergio González López as Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of the Heart Institute of the Caribbean and HIC Heart Hospital.
“We are at a critical moment with the completion of our new HIC Heart Hospital and we need to execute on our strategies to convert the perception that Jamaica cannot offer world-class healthcare. Our facilities and doctors are the best in the world, and we need to take advantage of market opportunities with the growing medical tourism industry. We are very fortunate to have Mr. González López join our team at this exciting time, as he has a proven track record in successful execution within the healthcare industry,” said Chairman and CEO Prof. Ernest Madu.
Mr. González López, who originates from Spain, has over 10 years of experience in healthcare management, and was the former Country and General Manager at Hospiten Jamaica Ltd in Montego Bay. Mr. González López led the team in the preparation, supervision, opening and operations of Hospiten. He has a background in law, banking and real estate.
“I am very honoured to lead the HIC team into a new frontier,” said Mr. González López – “I am especially looking forward to working alongside both the private and public sector to bring further awareness to the importance of the treatment of cardiovascular diseases while offering qualitative emergency services to the Jamaican and Caribbean population.”