NEW YORK CITY — New Senior Investment Group Inc. (NYSE: SNR), a publicly traded seniors housing owner-operator based in New York, has appointed Justin Hutchens as an independent director to the company’s Board of Directors.
Hutchens has been the CEO of HC-One since 2017, one of the largest and most recognized care home providers in the United Kingdom. Hutchens has worked in healthcare since 1994, specializing in the care of older people.
Before joining HC-One, Hutchens served as the president of HCP (NYSE: HCP) and was previously its executive vice president and chief investment officer. Prior to that, he served as CEO, COO and president of National Health Investors (NYSE: NHI) from 2009 to 2015.
“Justin brings nearly 25 years of experience operating and investing in healthcare real estate, currently leading HC-One, along with prior experience at two publicly traded healthcare REITs with substantial senior housing portfolios,” says Susan Givens, CEO of New Senior. “His appointment demonstrates another step in our continued commitment to improving corporate governance at New Senior.”
As of March 31, 2019, New Senior is one of the largest owners of seniors housing properties in the country, with 133 properties across 37 states.