David Cook appointed as Optalis chairman
Friday 14 April 2017
We are delighted to announce that David Cook has been appointed as the new permanent chairman of Optalis, which provides adult social care services on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead.
His role will be to ensure the efficient running of the Optalis company board, working with the executive team and shareholder board. Previously director of strategy and marketing at 3M and most recently chairman of the Economic and Skills Development Partnership at Bracknell Forest Borough Council, David brings a wealth of experience to the role.
Cllr David Coppinger, cabinet member for adult services and health at the Royal Borough, said: “I would like to welcome David to the Optalis board and look forward to seeing how his wealth of experience can help us work in partnership to offer excellent services to residents."
Mette Le Jakobsen, Optalis managing director, commented, “The Optalis senior management team is pleased to be welcoming David Cook to the company, and we look forward to working together on the future direction of the company, strengthening and developing our role as a trusted provider of adult social care focused on quality and customer service.”
The Optalis current chairman, Anthony Pollock, will become chairman of the shareholder board.