Grand Union Housing Group (GUHG) has appointed Phil Hardy as the Group’s new Director of Operations. Phil, who has been in the housing industry for over twenty years, is leaving his role as Property Operations Director at Sovereign Housing Association to join GUHG in August. Aileen Evans, who will be taking over as Group Chief Executive in July and is the current Director of Operations, said: “It’s a really exciting time for Grand Union and we are delighted to get someone with Phil’s passion, commitment and quality joining the Group. “Phil’s appointment comes at a time when the Group is enjoying excellent levels of customer satisfaction and is in a great position both in financial and reputational terms.” GUHG’s Executive Team welcomes Phil as the Group embarks on an ambitious new build programme which will see a further 1,500 homes built by the year 2020. This is part of the Group’s Corporate Plan and 2020 Vision to deliver more homes, stronger communities and better lives.