Heywood flags-up flotation and calls for better commissioning

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

As chief executive of Four Seasons Health Care, Tony Heywood heads-up one of the UK’s leading private providers of social care. Formerly chief executive of Westminster Healthcare, Mr Heywood assumed the same role at Four Seasons when Hamilton Anstead stepped down to become a non-executive director following the company’s acquisition by Allianz Capital for £775m in September 2004. In October last year, Four Seasons was named by the Sunday Times as the 12th fastest growing company in the UK, and the following month Mr Heywood was named Care Personality 2005 in the annual national care awards organised by _Caring Times_. Sponsored by P&G Professional, a leading provider of professional cleaning and laundry products for the care sector, the Care Personality award is made to the individual who has made the single biggest contribution to the care sector in the previous year. Four Seasons has been the big consolidator in the sector, owning care facilities at about 440 locations around the UK, and rarely a month

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