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Cornerstone Healthcare Group boosts its executive management team

Cornerstone Specialist Nursing Home Dara Ni Ghadhra, Johann van Zyl, Jens Kleyenstuber standing outside Kitnocks House

Specialist neurological and mental health care providers, Cornerstone Healthcare Group are pleased to announce the appointment of Jens Kleyenstuber to their Executive Management Team as Finance Director.

Jens has extensive experience in the care sector as Head of Commercial Finance for both Lifeways Group and the Cambian Group. This knowledge, gained in private equity, will help in delivering growth at both the strategic and financial level.

Jens said “I am delighted to be joining Cornerstone, who have an exciting five-year acquisition programme to grow the business. This is a fantastic opportunity to really make a difference in this specialist care sector that is so chronically under serviced.”

Cornerstone Healthcare Group runs two specialist nursing homes caring for people with complex neurological, physical and mental health needs associated with challenging behaviours.

Cornerstone Healthcare Group are focusing on expansion within this market through acquisition of homes that will suit this resident group. They are already talking to other owner managers of similar homes and are looking for opportunities for further acquisitions in this market.

Jens will take over from Geoff Hiskett, who is retiring after seeing through the initial formation of the group and the acquisition of its first two homes.

Group CEO, Johann van Zyl added “I’d like to thank Geoff for all his hard work over the last few years and welcome Jens to Cornerstone. Jens will play a vital role in the integration of the financial systems of our acquisitions into Cornerstone’s financial model whilst Geoff will remain with the company on a consultancy basis.

We are all very pleased to be working with Jens and our equity investors Ignite Growth at this exciting phase of our growth”