OwnFone Ltd has appointed Nigel Litchfield as its new chairman.
Nigel has held previous non-executive chairman roles with Liquavista and Antenova and was a Board member of Nokia Mobile Phones for 10 years
OwnFone manufactures easy to use mobile products that give peace of mind and security to the elderly, telecare clients and lone working groups.
OwnFones Mobile and GPS product Footprint together with airtime, tracking and monitoring functionality are an ideal solution for providing peace of mind for the elderly and vulnerable whilst allowing them greater independence. OwnFone have seen tremendous growth in demand from the telecare industry in the last year as they provide innovative and cost effective solutions to providing social care and in helping the NHS with the problem of bed blocking.
"I am very excited by this opportunity with OwnFone to use my experience of mobile products to continue developing innovative solutions for the elderly and vulnerable.
OwnFones recent success in supplying the telecare/healthcare sectors is evidence of the demand for a new approach to the care of elderly and vulnerable and I look forward to being part of the growth of this company"