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YorkTest Laboratories promotes Finance Director

YorkTest Laboratories, the leading UK health testing business including food intolerance, diabetes and other self-health tests, have promoted John Wiechula to Finance Director.

John took up the post as Finance Manager in March 2019 and was promoted earlier this month. Prior to his previous role, John spent 6 years as Group Finance Accountant for Neoss Limited.

Managing Director at YorkTest, Richard Dawson, said: “John joined us as our Finance Manager in March 2019 and made an immediate contribution to our new growth strategy at YorkTest Laboratories. This is John’s first position as a Finance Director and so is an important step in his personal career development. I believe John has all the financial and commercial skills to make an excellent Finance Director. We are delighted to have him on board.”

John said: “I am excited to be appointed as Finance Director for YorkTest and am looking forward to contributing to the ongoing growth of the company and helping our customers take control of their nutrition, health and wellbeing.”

YorkTest offers comprehensive support to customers in identifying food intolerance or other health related issues and then guiding them through dietary and lifestyle changes with the aim of addressing ailments such as IBS, migraines skin conditions, lethargy etc.

James Hall, partner at KCP who joined the board at YorkTest following the private equity firm’s investment, commented: “In his short time at YorkTest, John has become a vital and key member of the Board and has provided valuable support to Richard and the rest of the team and we are very lucky to have him. His promotion is well deserved and I am sure he will be a hugely valuable asset for the business for years to come.”

Posted in All, Portfolio on Jan 27, 2020