New Chief Executive Officer announced
Midland Heart have appointed Glenn Harris MBE as their new Chief Executive Officer.
Glenn, currently Executive Director for Corporate Resources for the 32,000 home landlord, will commence his new position on Friday 30th March 2018.
The appointment comes following the announcement that Ruth Cooke will be leaving on Thursday 29th March to join Clarion.
Group Chairman at Midland Heart, John Edwards CBE said: "Following a very robust recruitment process the board and I are thrilled to be able to announce Glenn’s appointment as Midland Heart’s new CEO.
"Having been with Midland Heart for over 6 years, Glenn is a well-established member of the executive team and he brings continuity alongside a strong vision for the future of our organisation. I very much look forward to working with him as we plan for the next stage of our corporate strategy."
Glenn joined Midland Heart following a career spanning seven years at East Midlands Development Agency (EMDA), where he spent five years as Executive Director of Corporate Services, followed by two years as Deputy Chief Executive. Prior to that, he was Deputy Chief Executive at NHS Logistics, supplying over £1bn of consumable goods to all NHS Trusts across England. Glenn received an MBE for services to business in 2012.
Glenn Harris, new CEO of Midland Heart, commented: “I am looking forward to working with colleagues from across Midland Heart to both deliver the final year of our existing Fit for the Future strategy and set ambitious future plans for the organisation.
“Midland Heart is in a strong position to deliver even more affordable homes and provide better customer service, excelling in these areas will be my focus as we move forward.
“I want to take this opportunity to thank Ruth for her leadership and wish her well in her new role.”
Glenn's current role includes responsibility for Strategy, Finance, HR & IT teams, and leading the Executive team’s corporate planning processes.