Methodist Homes, MHA, has announced the appointment of John Robinson as the new Chair of its Board of Trustees. John has succeeded Graham Smith, who stepped down from his role after completing his full term of office.
Since 2000, Mr Robinson has had a wide variety of non-executive roles including Chair of Wimpey, Chair of Railtrack and Chair of Abbeyfield, an older people's charity. He is also a Trustee of disability and community engagement charity, Livability and Chair of the Abbeyfield Research Foundation, which promotes and funds research into elderly care. He has also had a successful executive career as CEO of the international medical devices business, Smith and Nephew plc.
Mr Robinson is a Methodist by upbringing and currently worships in his local Anglican village church and is involved with various church projects. He said: "I am delighted to be joining MHA as Chair of its Board of Trustees. It is a charity with a great ethos in caring for the whole person, whether that's through its Live at Home services, its retirement living or its care homes."
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