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Connells Group strengthens senior lettings team following market share growth

Connells Group is pleased to report a strong start to the year for its Lettings business which, despite the challenges faced this year, saw market share grow by 9% in the first half of 2021*. Following its acquisition of Countrywide, the Group now announces three senior appointments to strengthen its Lettings management team and drive forward further growth.

The appointments include:

  • Mark Chatterton appointed Group Lettings Operations Director, taking overall control of the combined Connells and Countrywide back office functions;
  • Andrew Culverwell, previously Countrywide’s Head of Compliance, has been appointed as Group Lettings Technical Director, taking responsibility for lettings processes and compliance across the Group;
  • Chris Beckwith, a well-known and experienced figure in the industry, joins in the newly created role of Lettings Managing Director, responsible for Lettings in Barnard Marcus and the Group’s Connells and Sequence business in the South.

Stephen Nation, Connells Group Lettings Managing Director, says, “We’ve had a strong start to the year and the growth in our market share demonstrates that we’ve been able to adapt to changing market conditions in a really positive way. These new appointments enable us to further strengthen our Lettings senior management team and showcase the high calibre of talent that our business undoubtedly attracts.

"Mark and Andrew are exceptional at what they do, and I have no doubt that they will both play an important role in our continued success. Chris is a widely respected lettings operator with an excellent reputation for delivering growth, who is perfectly placed to impact our business. I look forward to working closely with each of them as we achieve our wider business goals,” Stephen continues.

Connells Group Lettings, which operates across more than 750 nationwide branches, continues to seek experienced lettings professionals to join its team at all levels and is keen to hear from anyone wishing to find out more about available opportunities.

View Connells Group’s Lettings careers opportunities here



*Source: Rightmove Data 2021 (Week 2 vs Week 26)

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