Retirement housebuilder McCarthy & Stone has appointed Rowan Baker as the group’s new chief financial officer. Baker took her post on January 6.
Baker takes the reins from Nick Maddock whose resignation McStone announced in October 2016. Maddock has departed the firm and board.
Baker joined the group in January 2012 and is currently its group financial controller. A chartered accountant and chartered tax adviser, she has held various posts in industry and private practice, including at Barclays Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
John White, McStone’s chairman, said: “We are delighted to announce Rowan's appointment as chief fi nancial offi cer and we welcome her to the board."