NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Five Star Senior Living Inc. (Nasdaq: FVE) today announced the appointment of Margaret Wigglesworth, as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective August 12, 2019.
Katherine Potter, Five Star’s President and Chief Executive Officer, made the following statement:
“Margaret is a great example of Five Star’s recommitment to investing in its team members. She is an experienced leader with a proven track record of delivering results. Margaret is uniquely qualified to drive strategic prioritization and accountability within Five Star, to achieve operational excellence. She joins an energetic and motivated team at the ideal time to capitalize on a number of opportunities as the senior living industry evolves.”
With extensive management experience spanning nearly three decades, Ms. Wigglesworth brings valuable leadership to Five Star’s executive team during a period of transformation. As Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, she will lead Five Star’s operations and direct various aspects of its administrative functions. Ms. Wigglesworth previously held leadership roles at the International Council of Shopping Centers, Cresa and Colliers International Group Inc.
Five Star Senior Living Inc. is a senior living and healthcare services company that operates senior living communities, including primarily private pay independent and assisted living communities located throughout the U.S. FVE is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
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