Colvin is new boss at Southern Cross

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

After seven years as chief executive of Southern Cross Healthcare, Philip Scott has left the company to pursue other interests.

He is replaced by the current chairman, Bill Colvin, a Scottish chartered accountant who has worked in the sector since 2000 when he joined the Southern Cross landlord company NHP plc. He has been chairman since March 2005.

“I have enjoyed working with Philip and the executive team during a period of unprecedented growth for Southern Cross,” said Mr Colvin.

“I am excited about the future of Southern Cross as a major UK public company and a key healthcare provider across all areas of the country. I intend to continue with our current strategy of acquiring and building new homes within the UK and continuously improving our care services in all homes.”

Mr Scott said that, over the past seven yers, the company’s growth had surpassed all his expectations. He thanked all the staff at the company for their hard work, commitment and loyalty and sa

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