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Nuance accelerates growth in UK healthcare market

26 February, 2010  

Nuance Communications, Inc., a leading supplier of speech solutions, today announced the appointment of Simon Manley as Sales Director Healthcare for the UK.

Simon will lead the Nuance Healthcare sales team in the region and brings with him more than eight years experience at a senior level within the industry. Formerly with McKesson, his expertise in the delivery of both patient and business related solutions at strategic level to the NHS will be invaluable to Nuance as a key ingredient for growth.

“We are delighted to welcome Simon to our team. His high regard for putting customer satisfaction before all else has proved to be the basis for his countless successes so far, in what can only be described as an extremely impressive career. We believe that this thinking is also at the heart of Nuance’s philosophy and the very corner stone of our billion dollar company”, says Marcel Wassink, VP Healthcare, EMEA.

Simon Manley is to lead a strong team of sales and technology experts who will set the pace for speech recognition adoption in the NHS and beyond.

Simon Manley’s arrival at Nuance immediately follows the appointment of Peter MacKinnon as Senior Vice President and General Manager EMEA. He will support Mr MacKinnon in building on the success Nuance has achieved in expanding its presence globally and in the UK – and to satisfy the ever growing demand for its speech, imaging and healthcare solutions.