Crest Nicholson announce two new Executive Leadership Team appointments

Crest Nicholson announce two new Executive Leadership Team appointments

Crest Nicholson is pleased to announce the appointments of Kieran Daya and Jane Cookson to its Executive Leadership Team (ELT).

nicholsonKieran, Managing Director of Crest Nicholson Partnerships and Strategic Land (CNPSL) joined the ELT on 1st January, a year after joining the business. As a qualified solicitor, Kieran has worked with some of the country’s largest developers and prior to his current position he was the National Land and Development Director at Vistry Partnerships. As a driven leader in the UK housing market, and with a passion for the built environment, Kieran will bring to the role his vast experience of working on a strategic land portfolio. His appointment to the ELT will also help provide greater support for Crest Nicholson partners. Kieran will continue to manage the CNPSL division in addition to sitting on the ELT.

Kieran Daya, Executive Leadership Team at Crest Nicholson said: “Crest Nicholson is an outstanding company and I’m looking forward to using my experience to help develop our multi channel business model. Partnerships and strategic land are crucial aspects of the business. Crest has built a reputation for working collaboratively with partners to acquire land to be developed jointly. Our multi channel approach makes us a strong and resilient business and my appointment to the ELT is a reflection of that.”

Jane Cookson, HR Director, was also officially welcomed to the ELT on 1st January 2021 after 18 years with Crest Nicholson. Having joined the business as a HR Manager in 2002, over the past two decades Jane has developed a strong understanding of the industry, the organisation, and its people. Jane will continue to lead the HR function and develop Crest Nicholson’s people strategy as both HR Director and working within the Executive Leadership Team.

Jane Cookson, Executive Leadership Team at Crest Nicholson said: “My appointment to Crest Nicholson’s Executive Leadership team recognises the strategic importance of people to Crest Nicholson and my position within the ELT will enable continued open dialogue and decision making from the HR division to senior business members. I look forward to sharing my experience from the last two decades with the Executive team and continuing to grow Crest Nicholson as a major housebuilder and employer of choice in the sector.”

Peter Truscott, Chief Executive Officer at Crest Nicholson, commented: “I am delighted to welcome both Jane and Kieran to the Executive Leadership Team in two brand new positions. Their appointments to the ELT underline Crest Nicholson’s commitment to its people and its partners, and their valuable experiences will provide the ELT with a greater level of insight across our organisation which is fundamental to the future success of the businesses.”

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