AHP on a wave of change
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Adam Szlachta was appointed on the position of President of the Management Board of the largest network of cardiac wards in Poland. American Heart of Poland (AHP) informed that on the new position Szlachta will be responsible for developing a long-term development strategy. The company also signed an agreement with Siemens Healthineers on 10 September for the supply of angiographs to all wards in Poland!
Nearly 10 years of experience in the medical industry
Adam Szlachta is a graduate of the Cracow University of Economics. He has been with AHP since December 2018, before taking up the position of President of the Management Board, he held the position of Financial Director in the Management Board of the company. Previously, for many years he was associated with a network of cardiology clinics belonging to the Carint Holding. Szlachta takes the position of the President of the Management Board after Bartosz Sadowski, who held this position since May 2019.
– Currently, the first stage of the company’s transformation has been successfully completed, which was carried out in a decisive and efficient manner. The goal we are now setting ourselves is to implement a strategy of fundamental development of the Group through growth and diversification of its medical activities, organic growth and acquisitions. The circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic that we are facing are certainly a major challenge for the implementation of these plans, but I am convinced that the competence, experience and determination of the current Management Board will lead the Group towards sustainable growth – explained Adam Szlachta, President of AHP, quoted in the announcement.
AHP recent investments. And what next?
10 September 2020, AHP announced the conclusion of an agreement with Siemens Healthineers to exchange angiographs in all branches belonging to the network. The network will spend over PLN 50m on new equipment. The agreement was signed for 10 years and is to guarantee AHP a break in access to angiographs for only 2% of days a year. The company announced that it also plans to modernise the remaining infrastructure. The Health Resort Ustron and the Hospital in Katowice will soon be renovated. Next year, AHP intends to replace most of its echocardiographers, according to information provided in the interview for Puls Biznesu.
At the beginning of 2020 we wrote that AHP intends to invest over PLN 55m in the modernisation of infrastructure in 2020. The network operates over 20 departments of interventional cardiology, cardiac surgery and vascular surgery in Poland. In 2019, the revenues of AHP were at the level of PLN 307.5m, an increase of over 19% compared to the results from 2018.