NEWS HR

A large, national housing association has appointed an ex-director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) as its new chair. John Cridland will join the major housing association in July.

Bristol-headquartered law firm TLT has appointed a new head of social housing. Linda Convery, a partner at the firm, takes over the role from Paul Butterworth.

Kevin Green, former chief executive of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC), has been appointed non-executive director at Affinity Workforce.

The chief constable of North Wales Police is to be the new chairman of the region’s troubled health board. Mark Polin will retire from the force in late July, taking up his new post at the Betsi Cadwaladr board in September.

Sovereign, which has a base in Sarum Hill and properties in Basingstoke, has announced announced Mark Washer as its new chief executive.

Gerry Kelly, chief executive of Apex, will step down later this year. The 4,500-home landlord is seeking his replacement.

A new chief executive of the CQC Board has been appointed. Ian Trenholm will assume the role in July.

New Care continues to expand its team with the appointment of Kad Daffe from Sherwood as centre manager for its soon-to-open care home, Ruddington Manor in Nottingham.