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Weaver Vale Housing Trust appoints new Chief Executive

Weaver Vale Housing Trust is delighted to announce that Wayne Gales has been successfully recruited as their new Chief Executive. Wayne has over 15 years at executive director level and is currently Deputy Chief Executive of South Liverpool Homes, where he has worked since 2007. Prior to this he worked at a number of Housing Associations.

Weaver Vale’s current Chief Executive, Steve Jennings announced his retirement in September and it is expected he will retire in June 2017 when Wayne takes up his new role.

Jim Bolton, Chairman of Weaver Vale Housing Trust said

“I am incredibly happy we have recruited Wayne. He has a proven track record in Housing in the North West and is well respected amongst his peers.  I am confident Wayne will lead Weaver Vale to more success and further help to achieve our vision of Transforming Neighbourhoods, Homes and Services to improve the quality of life for our customers. The Board members and I are looking forward to getting to know Wayne and working with him for many years to come”.

Wayne said

“I am thrilled to accept the role of Chief Executive at Weaver Vale. This is an exciting organisation which has achieved so much already, and I know we have a great future together. I’m looking forward to leading and developing our Vision further by working with everyone at the Trust to ensure Weaver Vale continues to be the landlord of choice for our customers and an excellent employer for our staff”.


For further media enquiries please contact

Lucy Goldsmith, Communication Manager, Weaver Vale Housing Trust Tel; 01606 813 317 email;



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