Rod Cahill, Chief Executive of Catalyst has announced changes to the Catalyst Leadership Team: Rachael Dennis, the existing Executive Director of Finance and IT has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Tom Titherington, Executive Director of Business Development & Market Intelligence, has been announced as the new Executive Director of Property & Growth.
Rachael will now provide leadership for Finance, IT and Customer Services and brings us not only technical expertise, but also over 15 years’ experience in the sector and an understanding and passion for the provision of excellent Customer Service.
In his new role, Tom will continue to take the lead on new business and will also take over Catalyst’s development department from outgoing Executive Director of Property, Julia Moulder, who will be leaving after 24 years at Catalyst. Julia will continue at Catalyst until the end of June 2017, to ensure a smooth transition period. Tom has been operating at executive director level at a number of housing associations for over 20 years, including roles such as Development Director and Chief Executive.
Rod Cahill said: “I am delighted to welcome Rachael and Tom to their new roles. This more compact leadership structure will help teams across Catalyst work closer together, and make our decision-making more agile. I am extremely pleased with the great position this will put us in to deliver an excellent level of customer service and build 1,000 homes a year by 2020.”