Date: 17 April 2018
Steven Dennis has been appointed as Saxon Weald’s new Chief Executive in preparation for the retirement of current leader David Standfast. Steven, who has been a director at Saxon Weald since 2008, will take over the helm on Monday 4 June.
Simon Turpitt, Saxon Weald’s Chairman, comments: “Steven has a long history of success in his roles at Saxon Weald and impressed us with his enthusiasm, vision and drive to be the new Chief Executive and take us to our next level of success. These are exciting and challenging times for housing and Steven’s leadership, supported by the Board and staff, will ensure that David’s great legacy is built upon and that the organisation goes from strength to strength.”
Steven adds: “I’m proud to have been a part of Saxon Weald’s achievements over the years and am now tremendously honoured to become its new Chief Executive. I believe that Saxon Weald has a great future and that, thanks to the support and enthusiasm of its fantastic staff, we will deliver long lasting viability, growth and success.”
Steven joined Saxon Weald in 2001, shortly after the association was formed. He is currently Property Director, overseeing the in-house repairs service, asset management and IT, and has a background in business improvement.