South Africa's Mediclinic names former Lloyd's of London CEO as next chair

JOHANNESBURG, March 27 (Reuters) - Mediclinic International Plc has appointed former chief executive of Lloyd’s of London, Inga Beale, as an independent non-executive director and its next chairwoman, the company said on Friday.

Beale will succeed Chairman Edwin Hertzog after his retirement on July 22, the healthcare services company said in a statement.

Beale was the first female chief executive of the 330-year old insurance market Lloyd’s of London and was at the helm of the company for more than four years from 2014.

Mediclinic said Beale had been appointed as a member of the nomination committee of the company from March 26. (Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by David Clarke)