Michon MacKay: Sussex-based property and lettings agency Mishon Mackay has appointed Angela Farthing as interim managing director and Chris Thew as sales manager.
Farthing has been with Mishon Mackay for over 25 years.
She began her career with Mishon Mackay in early 1997 as Sole Accountant, before taking on the role of Chief Financial Officer and managing a full team from the Hurstpierpoint office.
She will oversee the day-to-day management of Mishon Mackay, continuing to help the business grow and thrive.
Thew joins Mishon Mackay as Director of Sales, having served as Regional Director at Connells Group.
He previously worked for Mishon Mackay as Branch Manager in 2018 and joins the team with a wealth of industry knowledge and experience. He will lead Mishon Mackay’s residential sales and administration teams.
Alex Mackay, co-founder and owner of Mishon Mackay, said, “I am delighted to welcome Chris back to the Mishon Mackay team, and also to congratulate Angela on her new role. Both Chris and Angela have an in-depth knowledge of the business and the wider industry, and it will be great to see them continue to grow the business.
“I am confident the business is in good hands and look forward to working closely with Chris and Angela in the future.”
Mishon Mackay has eight offices spanning Sussex and London.
Davidson Domains: A property sales consultant with over 12 years’ experience has been recruited by Davidson Estates as the Birmingham company’s New Homes department continues to grow.
Cliff Wong joins the business from Martin & Co and previously worked for property specialist Teamfull Enterprises in Hong Kong for more than a decade.
Wong, who holds a BSc in surveying from the University of Hong Kong, is now one of four staff in the new homes department at the Davidson Estates branch at 102 Colmore Row in the heart of the professional business district. from Birmingham.
Ben Davidson, managing director of Davidson Estates, said Wong will now join himself, newly promoted head of New Homes Jon Smith, digital marketing manager Luke Croft-Faulkner and a real estate assistant on the team. .
Davidson said: “We are delighted to have named Cliff to our New Homes team after he impressed us in his interview with the breadth and depth of his experience.
“He is a driven and energetic property consultant with over 10 years of property experience in Hong Kong, as well as local experience here in Birmingham.
“Cliff has already shown himself to be very adept at building excellent working relationships with his teammates, lenders, appraisers, surveyors and attorneys, while being very focused on providing excellent customer service.
“Despite the economic challenges, new homes are still attracting interest here in Birmingham with multiple developments in the city centre, particularly around the Jewelery Quarter, City Center and Digbeth.
“Cliff’s appointment and Luke’s excellent work marketing social media opportunities continue to increase our sales and rentals.”
Wong added: “I am delighted to have joined Davidson Estates after hearing so much about the business during my time in Birmingham.
“I am delighted to be part of the team currently developing the new homes department and I am sure that we will now have an even greater impact in this sector.”
KFH: Kinleigh Folkard & Hayward (KFH) has appointed Marc Faure as Director of Lands and New Homes, with the task of significantly expanding the operation in London.
Beginning his career at Foxtons, then joining KALMARs as Residential Development Manager, he brings a decade of extensive property and agency experience in London to the role.
In his new role, Faure will lead the division from its existing base in London Bridge and lead the team on land acquisition and disposal, development opportunities and the sale and marketing of new homes.
Paul Masters, Group Operations Director at KFH, said: “We are delighted to welcome Marc to KFH. His expertise and knowledge will be invaluable to us and our clients as we grow our land and new home business. »
Faure added: “I am delighted to join KFH. The Land and New Houses team has been present for a long time and enjoys a solid reputation in the capital. I look forward to the opportunities that come our way as we grow the business.
Twenty7tec: Mortgage technology provider Twenty7tec has made a number of management appointments following the acquisition of Bluecoat Software.
Nathan Reilly has been appointed director of client relations, responsible for all existing clients in the mortgage and estate markets.
Josh Skelding has been promoted to Director of Sales and will lead efforts to identify potential new customers for all Twenty7tec products.
Stephanie Teague has been promoted to Director of Marketing and Communications and will lead the Mortgage and Wealth Markets Marketing, Communications and Public Relations team.
These appointments follow the arrival of Mike Clifford as Chief Operating Officer and Tom Pearson as Chief People Officer.
Additionally, Nakita Moss, Nicole Smith and Megha Srivastava have been named National Account Managers, while Kevin Pearce has been promoted to Account Team Manager. Harrison Banner and Melissa White have been promoted to National Sales Manager.
James Tucker, Managing Director of Twenty7tec, said: “With these appointments, we now have in place a diverse team of talented, highly motivated and committed colleagues who will lead our business successfully in the months and years to come.
“I am personally delighted to work with each of them and believe we are now poised for further success in the mortgage and wealth markets.”
Legal and general: Legal & General announced the creation of Legal & General Mortgage Services, set up to align its Legal & General Mortgage Club and Legal & General Surveying Services with a new business stream: Legal & General Technology.
Kevin Roberts will lead the team in his new role as Managing Director of Legal & General Mortgage Services and this new business area will operate as a key part of Legal & General’s Retail division.
Clare Beardmore has been appointed Director of the Legal & General Mortgage Club and will be responsible for the growth of the Mortgage Club and will continue to support the broker community in accordance with her previous tenure.
Technology will be a central part of the Mortgage Services business and will be led by Jodie White, who retains her role as Chief Product and Transformation Officer, as the company separates its technology offering from Mortgage Club and expands its reach.
She will be responsible for building on the success of Legal & General’s SmartrFit tool and leading the next step in the company’s journey into the mortgage research market.
The new line of business will focus on digital tools that directly support intermediaries and lenders across the marketplace.
Roberts said: “The market continues to change at a rapid pace, and it is important that we update our internal structures to meet these challenges and provide the best possible support to consumers, advisors and lenders.
“Creating this new team allows us to leverage the wide range of experience and strengths we have at Legal & General. I am proud to lead this new venture, combining our shared expertise and bringing together these three key areas, each of which plays a critical role in the mortgage journey. »
Spicerhaart: A seasoned HR professional with extensive experience working in fast-paced commercial and complex organizations has been appointed to the newly created position of HR Director at Spicerhaart,
Sam McLoughlin has over 20 years of human resources experience in the manufacturing, engineering, government/military, IT and hospitality industries. Before that, she spent a decade working in newspaper ad sales.
McLoughlin, who developed her desire to pursue a career in human resources while working overseas with the British Army, joined Spicerhaart from the Charterhouse Group where she was group human resources director.
She said: “I look forward to leading the HR function at Spicerhaart. I have worked at a senior level within HR for many years, but this is my first role within a group of real estate agencies which brings an exciting new challenge. I particularly admire the work ethic and the collaborative spirit of the company.
“I will use my HR skills and experience to make a positive difference by developing a strong human resources program to support the future of Spicerhaart by driving change and designing and implementing scalable HR strategies as the business continues to grow.”
Sam holds a Masters in Human Resource Management and is currently working towards a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Fellowship.
Paul Smith, Managing Director of Spicerhaart, said: “As we continue to grow across the UK, our need for a top notch HR specialist has never been greater. We are delighted to welcome Sam, who has a wealth of experience, and we know she will bring fresh ideas and a sharp approach to everything she does.