Four Seasons Health Care
"Four Seasons Health Care, the UK’s largest independent elderly and specialist care provider, which was purchased by Terra Firma, a leading private equity firm, in July 2012, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ian Smith as Chairman. He will be joined on the board by Arjan Breure and Lorenzo Levi, both managing directors of Terra Firma, and by Lorcan Wood, a director of Terra Firma.
"Ian Smith was previously Chief Executive of Reed Elsevier and of Taylor Woodrow and, from 2004 to 2006, of the private hospital company, General Healthcare Group. Ian Smith said:
"“I am excited about the opportunity to work with Pete Calveley and his team and to build further upon their success. Four Seasons is an excellent company and I look forward to playing my part in its development."
"Pete Calveley, Chief Executive of Four Seasons Health Care, said:
"“I am delighted to welcome Ian to the Four Seasons Health Care board and look forward to working with him. In addition to his outstanding record of achievement, Ian’s experience of running General Healthcare Group will be of real benefit to us.”" 
Resources and articles
- Independent Healthcare Association
- Martin K. Bolland
- Geoff Westmore - chair
- Ian Smith (Health)
- Sharon O'Connor
- Kevin Roberts - former Group Strategy Director
- Jim McCall
- Four Seasons Health Care News, organizational web page, accessed April 10, 2013.