SOURCE: Allied Healthcare International Inc.

Allied Healthcare International Inc.

January 12, 2010 07:00 ET

Allied Healthcare International Inc. Appoints Stephen Cargill as Commercial Director

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 12, 2010) - Allied Healthcare International Inc. (NASDAQ: AHCI) (AIM: AHI), a leading provider of flexible healthcare staffing services in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has appointed Stephen Cargill as its Commercial Director, effective January 11, 2010.

Mr. Cargill will be responsible for managing Allied's Marketing, Contracts and Rates Departments, reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer Sandy Young. He will also serve on management's acquisition committee.

Mr. Cargill's extensive senior level executive expertise includes tenure with Hays Plc and Caudwell/Phones4u Groups where he was responsible for commercial, financial and operational functions. He has successfully led business change and integration programs and managed complex commercial negotiations and relationships on behalf of these organizations.

"We are extremely confident in Stephen's ability to support the growth trends of our business. There is a significant amount of work still to be done in our contract area, and we are focused on developing partnerships with learning disability organizations and continuing care organizations. Stephen's impressive executive track record will benefit Allied greatly as we continue to focus on executing our strategy," said Mr. Young.

"I appreciate the opportunity to become Commercial Director of the Company, leading the Marketing, Contracts and Rates Departments and to work with Allied's talented team. I look forward to exploring new business opportunities and partnerships and to building upon Allied's market leadership," commented Stephen Cargill.


Allied Healthcare International Inc. ( is a leading provider of flexible healthcare staffing services in the United Kingdom. Allied operates a community-based network of 112 branches with the capacity to provide carers (known as home health aides in the U.S.), nurses, and specialized medical personnel to locations covering approximately 90% of the U.K. population. Allied meets the needs of private patients, community care, nursing and care homes, and hospitals. For more news and information please visit:

Contact Information

    Allied Healthcare International Inc.
    Sandy Young
    Chief Executive Officer
    Paul Weston
    Chief Financial Officer
    +44 (0) 17 8581 0600
    ICR, LLC
    Sherry Bertner
    Managing Director
    +1 646 277 1218
    Piper Jaffray Ltd. (Nominated Adviser)
    Matthew Flower
    Rupert Winckler
    +44 (0) 20 3142 8700