Kevin Ives has been appointed as Sovereign Housing’s first chief information officer.
Ives will join Sovereign’s executive board in August 2019 from his current role as digital transformation director at Arriva Trains. As well as leading Arriva’s digital transformation strategy, Kevin has had senior roles at Balfour Beatty, Transport for London and Thames Water.
Mark Washer, chief executive, Sovereign Housing, said, “This new role strengthens our top team and reinforces our commitment to creating a sector-leading technology platform for Sovereign. It’ll help us respond to our customers’ expectations and put our residents at the heart of everything we do, by developing our digital offer, modernising our processes and providing timely and meaningful information across the business.”