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Incommunities Group Chief Executive, Geraldine Howley is getting ready to step down at the end of the month after nearly two decades leading the West Yorkshire housing association.

L&Q has appointed its former group development director to be its new chief executive following the departure last year of long-time CEO David Montague. Fiona Fletcher-Smith, who will take control of the association with immediate effect, said the body’s ambition to build 100,000 homes over the next decade remained, but that the pace of development will “ease in the short term”.

Skills for Care has announced the appointment of Tricia Pereira as its new director of operations.

Sally Hyndman has been appointed to the newly created role of chief people officer at Sovereign.

Following the recent launch of its Live-in care Division, Alcedo Care Group has bolstered its team with the appointment of Rebecca Ogujor, from Manchester, as Head of Live-in Care.

Phil Watson has been appointed chair of the board at The Calico Group after Lesley Burrows stepped down from the role.

Retirement Villages Group (RVG) has made three senior appointments to lead the business through its ambitious growth strategy to deliver 5,000 new urban and peri urban retirement homes by 2030. The appointments are a new Chief Financial Officer, Director of Project Management, and Technology Director. As Chief Financial Officer, a newly created Board position at RVG, Hetal Trivedi will be primarily responsible for risk management, financial stewardship, optimising the Group’s profitability and helping to scale the business during an anticipated period of rapid growth. In another strategic appointment, RVG has appointed Neal Haywood as Director of Project Management, Sam Gibson joins RVG as Technology Director to lead the launch of its new IT and tech strategy to enhance its business insights, empower high performing and connected teams, and enable closer relationships with customers.

Anchor Hanover has appointed Rob Martin to its executive board as Managing Director of Care Services, with effect from 1 March 2021.