Anchor Hanover has announced two new appointment to its Executive Board.
Kate Smith and Simon Glucina have joined the Board following the completion of the merger between Hanover Housing Association and Anchor Trust in December.
Kate has been appointed Executive Director – Business Services, with Executive Board-level responsibility for Communications & Marketing, HR and IT. She has held senior roles in a number of housing organisations, including as Executive Director of Corporate Services at bpha, and more recently as Group Corporate Services Director at Southern Housing Group.
Simon Glucina has been made Executive Director – Transformation. He joins Anchor Hanover from Ei Group Plc (formerly Enterprise Inns), the UK’s largest pubs group, where he led their transformation programme from 2015 to this year in which they have successfully diversified from being solely a leased and tenanted operator to establishing one of the country’s largest managed pubs estates. Prior to Ei Group, he was a partner at the management consulting firm L.E.K. Consulting, focusing on consumer services.
Anchor Hanover Chief Executive Jane Ashcroft CBE said: “Simon and Kate join us at an exciting time and I am very pleased to welcome them to the organisation. I very much look forward to working with them to achieve our ambition to transform housing and care so everyone can have a home where they love living.”