About Direct Healthcare Group
Direct Healthcare Group (DHG) is a pan-European medical devices manufacturer and a global leader in pressure care management, moving and handling equipment, specialist seating and bathroom safety solutions in hospitals, acute care environments, residential care homes and private homes.
Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Caerphilly, Wales, DHG employs over 600 people and has a direct presence in five European countries, with its products distributed in a further 35 international markets.
DHG won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in 2016 and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2021. It was named the fastest growing private business in the UK for profit by The Sunday Times Profit Track 2021, and the fourth fastest growing private business for exports by The Sunday Times International Track 2021.
About Graham Ewart
Growing up in Glasgow, Graham Ewart (44) holds one of the most prominent positions in healthcare, as the CEO of the Direct Healthcare Group, a pan-European medical devices manufacturer and a global leader in clinically proven pressure care management.
During his tenure, Graham has repositioned the company from a start-up business into a market leader, steering it through two leveraged buyouts, and generating £60million revenue and £13million EBITDA (2020).
Today, having successfully led and integrated eleven strategic acquisitions, Direct Healthcare Group employs over 600 people and has a direct presence in five European countries, with its products distributed in a further 35 international markets.
Graham is an outspoken and engaging business leader, who can comment on the healthcare sector, business and entrepreneurism.