Mike Hussey, chief executive and joint founder of Almacantar, has been appointed to the non-executive board of Taylor Wimpey. The house-builder said this mornoing that Hussey would join as an independent non-executive director on July 1.
Taylor Wimpey chairman Kevin Beeston, said Hussey “brings an extensive knowledge of the property industry and both the London and national market to the company, along with a proven strategic focus.”
Prior to setting up Almacantar, Hussey was head of Land Securities London portfolio. He was also previously head of leasing and marketing at Canary Wharf Group and a partner at Knight Frank.
Taylor Wimpey announced the appointment today along with a trading update in which it said it had traded “in line with expectations ” for the first half of the year.