Doctor Care Anywhere (ASX:DOC) has appointed Ben Kent as its new Interim Chief Executive Officer, replacing Mark Taylor who has stepped down due to ill health.

The company says Mr Kent has a wealth of experience in the health sector, with 18 years working in the UK and internationally for Bupa and Simplyhealth, and was CEO and CFO of Doctor Care Anywhere in 2020-21.

He has a 1-year fixed term contract with a base salary of £200,000 and 500,000 share options, and will be entitled to pension, holiday, sickness and other company benefits.