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Hanover appoints new chief executive

Hanover House has appointed Bruce Moore as its new group chief executive, as it looks to further expand its services.

Moore will work with Hanovers recently appointed chairman Lord Richard Best in expanding the business.

Moore previously worked as chief executive at Wolverhampton Homes. He has also served as deputy chief executive at Anchor Trust.

Moore says: I very pleased to be joining Hanover. Its expertise and leading position in the provision of housing and support for older people makes it an exciting business to be part of.

“I am looking forward to working with LordBest to further develop Hanover as an organisation challenging the status quo in the housing market, comments Bruce Moore.”


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