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The Retreat York Appoints New Chief Executive

The Retreat York is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive.

Making the announcement, Jennifer Barraclough, Chair of Directors said: "I am delighted to announce that, after a very comprehensive assessment process, Cathy Waters will be joining us to lead the organisation and to work with the support of the Senior Management Team to implement the organisation strategy.

” "Cathy has recently worked in consultancy with the Leeds South and East CCG and has an excellent track record in leading and managing a number of high profile public and private sector organisations both in the UK and abroad.”

Ms Barraclough added: "I would like to thank our Interim Chief Executive, Barrie Oldham, who has led the organisation so brilliantly since our previous Chief Executive, Jenny McAleese retired in January this year. "We are truly grateful for his calm and professional leadership and look forward to welcoming him back onto the Board of Directors."

Cathy starts her new role at The Retreat on 12 September.

Cathy Waters Chief Executive