Published on: 30 November 2021
Weston Park Cancer Charity has appointed Emma Clarke as its new chief executive.
Sheffield born and bred Emma steps into the permanent position after spending six months as the charity’s interim CEO. During her time as interim CEO, Emma oversaw the phased re-opening of the high-quality, face-to-face services which Weston Park Cancer Charity provides for people affected by cancer in the South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire regions.
She also supervised the refurbishment of the Weston Park Cancer Charity Hub on Whitham Road into a welcoming, relaxing and private area for anyone who wants to pop in and have a chat with a member of the Weston Park Cancer Charity team.
Emma said: “I am looking forward to leading the charity and our amazing team to make sure that the one in two people diagnosed with cancer benefit from leading research, the best treatment and compassionate care.
“Until this is achieved, we will not stop, because that’s what the people of this region deserve.”
David Whitney, Chair of Weston Park Cancer Charity, said: “The Board and I are delighted to confirm the appointment of Emma as our new chief executive.
“Emma is passionate about the work of our charity and will bring her inspiring leadership qualities to this key role, as we continue to strive to make a real difference to the lives of people facing cancer and their families.”
For more information on Weston Park Cancer Charity, call 0114 553 3330 or visit www.westonpark.org.uk.
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