Following the decision of the existing Chief Executive, Steve Close to step down in the new year, Kevin Ruth, the current Deputy Chief Executive of Together Housing, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive.

Chair of the Board, Dave Procter, commented:

“Following a rigorous assessment process, I am delighted that Kevin has been appointed to lead Together Housing into our next phase. We have an exciting new Corporate Plan to be delivered over the next five years and Kevin is the right person to lead Together Housing into the future.”

Chief Executive designate Kevin Ruth said:

“I am delighted that the Board have appointed me to become Chief Executive of Together Housing. We have put in place an ambitious new Corporate Plan which builds on our work in making sure all residents have a safe and secure home and takes forward our programme of place shaping and regenerating communities.”

Current Chief Executive Steve Close said:

“I’m really pleased that Kevin is taking over as the Chief Executive of Together Housing to continue the good work of the Group.”