Gary Ridewood leaves role as CEO of Somerset Care

Gary Ridewood

Gary Ridewood has left his role as chief executive of Somerset Care Group.

Ridewood, who was appointed CEO on a permanent basis in September 2019 following a period as interim, left the provider last month.

The group’s finance director Chris Wall has been appointed interim CEO until a permanent replacement is in post. A qualified chartered accountant, Wall has spent over 20 years working in senior financial roles all in health and social care.

A Somerset Care spokesperson said: ‘On behalf of Somerset Care Group’s board and colleagues, we offer Chris our full support as he continues to drive forward our organisational strategy of quality, efficiency and growth.’