Meet the team at BXTAccelyon

BXTAccelyon’s dedicated and experienced UK team is led by Managing Director, Saheed Rashid. He is part of a first class team of highly knowledgeable individuals that have many years of experience in the brachytherapy sector. BXTAccelyon understands what is important to its customers and is committed to delivering consistently excellent support.

Malcolm Hughes
Malcolm Hughes

Chairman Malcolm co-founded BXTAccelyon with Saheed Rashid in June 2013. He brings almost 40 years senior executive experience working for global businesses in the healthcare, business services and leisure sectors. Over the past 20 years he has held Chairman and CEO roles with Oasis Healthcare PLC, Synexus Clinical Research PLC and Management Consulting Group Plc.

Saheed Rashid
Saheed Rashid

Managing Director Saheed co-founded BXTAccelyon with Malcolm Hughes in June 2013. He has over 27 years UK and International Healthcare experience in senior Sales, Marketing and General Management roles covering both device and pharmaceutical business in Abbott Laboratories, CR Bard, Baxter International, Amersham and Oncura (a business unit of GE Healthcare).

Laura Kedzlie
Laura Kedzlie

Marketing Director Laura has over 12 years' B2B and B2C Marketing experience working across a range of sectors including Finance, Insurance and most recently Healthcare at Bupa. Laura joined in February 2017 to lead the global marketing efforts to raise awareness of the benefits and uses of LDR Brachytherapy.

Emily Jarrold
Emily Jarrold

Marketing and Administrative Manager Emily joined BXTAccelyon in July 2013. Emily has previously worked in Marketing and Administration with GE Healthcare and Oncura bringing 9 years of brachytherapy experience to her role.

Avni Mawdia
Avni Mawdia

Customer Service Executive and Marketing Administrator Avni joined BXTAccelyon in January 2014 with over 15 years’ experience in customer service. Avni’s previous roles include working with Ontic Manufacturing and Engineering.

John Alden
John Alden

Commercial Director, Northern Europe John joined BXTAccelyon in October 2013. John has previously worked for over 20 years in healthcare sales and technical roles working with Hamilton Medical Ltd, Diomed Ltd and Oncura (a business unit of GE Healthcare) and brings over 7 years of experience in brachytherapy in the UK, Ireland and Nordic regions.

Nicola Leavold
Nicola Leavold

Sales Director, Australasia Nicola joined BXTAccelyon in 2015. Nicola has previously worked for 7 years in healthcare sales and technical roles with St Jude Medical and Boehringer Ingelheim. Prior to her move to Australia in 2007 Nicola worked as a Specialist Medical Physics Technician in Prostate Brachytherapy in the UK for 5 years.

Guy Pettigrew
Guy Pettigrew

Finance Director Guy studied Finance at Warwick University and joined Arthur Anderson, from where he qualified as a chartered accountant in 1997. He has since had a wide-ranging career, starting at News International and leading through to a number of FD positions in AIM-listed and VC-backed operational businesses. Guy joined BXTA in Dec 2016 and brings strong financial and corporate governance expertise to the company.

Lucy Hill
Lucy Hill

Customer Service Manager Lucy joined BXTAccelyon in August 2013 with 11 years of customer service experience of which 5 years have been in the healthcare sector. Lucy’s previous experience in customer service roles included working with Securicare and Jannsen Cilag.

Katrin Henicz
Katrin Henicz

Customer Service Executive Katrin joined BXTAccelyon in January 2017. Katrin previously worked for Oncura for a number of years and brings customer service experience as well as fluent German language skills to her role.