This Week’s Movers & Shakers – Show House
We review some of the appointments and promotions in the homebuilding industry and its supply chain every week.
Ross Stewart, Joseph Houses
Joseph Homes appointed Ross Stewart as the head of the lands. He said: “It is refreshing to be part of an energetic team where there is an honest determination to promote a sustainable approach to residential development. I look forward to contributing to the growth plans here, finding new locations, and ultimately using my experience to get deals down the line.
John Stanton, Dandara
John Stanton will lead the new Dandara Eastern division, based in Braintree, following his recent promotion to Regional Director. John joined the company in September 2020 as Director of Operations for Dandara Northern Home Counties and was previously Commercial Director at Bovis Homes. Previously he had roles at Linden Homes and Crest Nicholson
Andrew Somerville, Khaki
A new sales manager has been appointed to lead the team at Persimmon Homes Durham. Andrew Somerville, 46, joined the Bowburn-based company from Miller Homes, where he went from Business Advisor to Regional Sales Manager and Associate Director in nine years. Prior to that he worked for Barratt Homes in the North East.
Three dates, Kingswood Homes
Kingswood Homes made three new appointments. Andy Dainton as Director of Engineering, joins the company from Taylor Wimpey Manchester; new senior buyer Hayley Cain worked at Travis Perkins and Create Homes; and Anthony Hodkinson is an architectural technologist previously at Engie, where he was the design coordinator in the regeneration sector.
Four dates, Northstone
Northstone welcomed four new faces to its team. Quantity Surveyor Adam Wade joins 10 years of international experience in a wide range of industries; John Fernandez joined the group as site manager; Graham Bigwood is the development engineer; and Connie Dook is part of the team as a sustainability intern.
Matthew Bench, Countryside
Countryside has appointed Matthew Bench to the newly created position of Group Chief Investment Officer. After serving as Director of Group Partnerships at Crest Nicholson and previously Executive Director at Ilke Homes, he brings 20 years of real estate experience specializing in public-private partnerships and working with public sector landowners.