MediaCityUK-based healthcare app Dr Now has made two senior staff appointments.

Ian Ronald

Ian Ronald

The company has hired Ian Ronald as chief operating officer and Tim Ng as chief technology officer.

Ronald, an expert in business strategy and development, revenue growth and operational improvement, has previously had stints at BP, Pizza Hut, Scholastic, Tastecard and The Wine Society.

Now Healthcare Group says his role will see him “focused on what the customer – the Dr Now patient – wants”.

Ng has formerly worked at Fujitsu/ICL, Latitude Group, threeSixty Services LLP (Standard Life) and tech start-up company Property Moose.

ngHe will oversee the continued development and innovation of the Dr Now mHealth platforms and applications.

Founder and CEO Lee Dentith said: “We are thrilled to welcome both Ian and Tim to the business, with these appointments further showing our ambition as a company as we head into 2016.

“Our commitment to providing patients with an effective healthcare solution will continue into the New Year, and with Ian and Tim both on board we’re confident that we can continue our fantastic progress and make further strides as a business.”