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CSH Surrey appoints Stephen Cass as Chief Executive Officer

April 4, 2017

Following the 10 year tenure of founder Jo Pritchard, CSH Surrey has appointed Stephen Cass as their new Chief Executive Officer.

Stephen Cass has over 25 years of experience within the healthcare sector. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, Stephen began working in the NHS as Director of Finance for a variety of trusts, including Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Trust and Worthing and Southlands Hospitals NHS Trust. He then held Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer roles, working on integration plans and service improvement. For the last seven years he has been consulting some of the biggest providers and NHS trusts in the country.

David Fielding, Managing Partner of Attenti, who lead the initial stakeholder engagement process and search on behalf of CSH Surrey said, “Stephen’s appointment marks a significant and exciting moment in the history of CSH. Stephen has a superb track record within healthcare and a true commitment to enhancing public services and upholding community values. We wish him and the organisation all the very best for the future.”

Reporting to the Chairman of CSH Surrey, Bill Caplan, Stephen will be managing the next chapter of the organisation while preserving the value it brings to the community as a successful, employee-owned social enterprise.