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New appointment in Wrekin Executive Team

The Wrekin Housing Group is welcoming a new Executive Director of Finance to its executive team.

Jon Lamb takes on the role following the retirement of Wrekin stalwart Francis Best, who was the organisations very first employee in 1999 following their initial stock transfer. Jon joins the executive team from within in the organisation where he has been Group Head of Finance for the last 12 years.

Group Chief Executive Wayne Gethings said “It’s great to welcome Jon to the executive team. Jon has an intricate understanding of our organisation and has been instrumental in ensuring the long term financial strength of the organisation. His insight and expertise will be invaluable as we continue the delivery of our corporate strategy between now and 2025.”

Having completed a £600 million corporate refinancing in 2019 Wrekin is excellently placed to continue making a difference to people’s lives through the delivery of housing and care services in Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.

Wrekin’s ambitious plans include the delivery of more than 500 new homes every year while continuing to invest in existing homes to increase their energy efficiency and keep families safe. Wrekin also generates more than £55.9 million in social value across the community and keeps customers are the heart of what they do, listening to them and delivering on their aspirations.

Jon joins Group Chief Executive Wayne Gethings, Executive Director of Business Solutions Jan Lycett and Executive Director of Operational Services David Wells in the Executive team.

1st December 2020