Chris Wall will take up the post of Finance Director at Coverage Care, which runs 14 residential and nursing homes on a not for profit basis, in August.
He is currently the Finance Director, Deputy Chief Executive and Company Secretary of the Somerset Care Group, which has included overseeing the development of financing to fund the organisation’s £50m development programme.
He is also a member of the Board and Treasurer of the Somerset Registered Care Providers Association and an active participant in the Finance Directors forum of the National Care Forum.
David Coull, Chief Executive of Coverage Care, said: “Never has it been more true to say that we live in an exciting and challenging time and the position of Finance Director has never been more critical to the performance and development of essential services.
“Chris will bring a wealth of experience in both the care and finance sectors to Coverage Care. The Board of Directors is delighted to have been able to attract such an experienced and high calibre individual to the company who so obviously shares our values, hopes and aspirations for the future.
“We are all very much looking forward to Chris’ start in August and to moving the company forward positively to its next stage of development.”