Russell Hill appointed to Icon’s Chief Operating Officer for Pharmacy

Slade writer / 28 Nov, 2023

Icon Group is pleased to announce Russell Hill has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Pharmacy.

Russell has been with Icon for almost 15 years and brings a wealth of experience to the role of COO. As a qualified pharmacist, Russell has in-depth clinical knowledge and understands the needs of pharmacists and the national pharmacy landscape.

He has held numerous leadership roles within the group, including Director of Pharmacy Practice Unit, General Manager for Pharmacy Services in Western Australia, and State Manager for Icon’s cancer services in Western Australia and South Australia. His extensive experience across both cancer care and pharmacy enables a comprehensive approach to operations and a focus on multidisciplinary clinical quality and expertise.

Russell has been acting COO for the past six months and during that time he and the team have achieved significant milestones, including securing UnitingCare Queensland’s (UCQ) Australian pharmacy services contract. Through his collaborative and people-focused leadership, Russell has played a key role in establishing a solid foundation for the success of pharmacies ambitious growth pipelines and to meet our strategic goals.

Global Director – Pharmacy and Compounding, David Slade said this appointment is the next evolution in Icon’s growing pharmacy services.

“Russell’s strong clinical and operational expertise will perfectly position us to deliver on the next five years of growth,” said David.

“Icon has an exceptional track-record in delivering national pharmacy services and Russell’s commitment to operational excellence will no doubt see us continue to bring new innovations, efficiencies and services to our hospital partners, customers and patients.”

Pictured: Russell Hill with Icon’s Pharmacy Practice Unit team

Learn more about Russell here.

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