Behan to chair HC-One
September 6, 2019
Former Care Quality Commission chief executive Sir David Behan has been appointed as non-executive chairman of major care home operator HC-One, following the retirement of Dr Chai Patel. Justin Hutchens continues as HC-One’s chief executive.
Sir David joined the HC-One Board as a non-executive director in November 2018 and will assume his new role at the end of October. He is also the current chair of Health Education England – having taken the post on 1st December 2018 – and he will continue in this role.
HC-One founder, and retiring chairman, Dr Chai Patel said he could think of no one more appropriate to take on the chairmanship of the company than Sir David.
“His unparalleled experiences across the UK social care spectrum sits perfectly alongside Justin’s global track record in care provider operations,” said Dr Patel.
“Together they will navigate the company as it continues to become a truely great organisation, harnessing 21st century connectivity and building on our strong values to ensure that we continue on our mission of providing the kindest care.”