McCarthy & Stone board hires

Retirement home builder McCarthy & Stone yesterday appointed two new non-executive directors to its board. Frank Nelson, former finance director of Galliford Try, and Mike Parsons, the outgoing chief executive of Barchester Health, will join the board immediately. Chairman John White said: “We are working towards our goal of taking McCarthy & Stone to the next stage of its development.” Parsons founded Barchester Healthcare 20 years ago while Nelson was at Galliford for 25 years.