– UK, Shirley – Purplebricks Group PLC (LON: PURP), the UK’s leading tech-led estate agency, today announced the appointments of Adrian Gill and Gareth Helm to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Directors, with effect from 1 October 2022.
“I would like to welcome Adrian and Gareth to our Board. Both have achieved considerable success in their respective fields and I am looking forward to working alongside them. I would like to thank Adrian Blair for his contribution over the last four years and wish him well as he pursues other non-executive opportunities.” said Board Chairman, Paul Pindar.
Helena Marston, the CEO, added: “I am delighted that Adrian and Gareth are joining our Board. Since becoming chief executive in April, my priority has been to put in place the strongest possible executive leadership team that combines the right capabilities, experience, and mindset I believe we need to succeed in delivering our turnaround plans.
The company also announced that Adrian Blair will step down from the Board on 1 October 2022.
About Adrian Gill
Adrian Gill has 20 years of experience as a property executive including as Finance Director and Group Commercial Director of Connells, Executive Director, Estate Agency at LSL Property Services PLC, and Group CEO of Leaders Romans Group.
Adrian Gill said: “There is no question that Purplebricks’ proposition is relevant and differentiated, and that it can return to being a profitable disruptor. Helena has put in place a clear and focused plan alongside a team which is working at pace to deliver it. I am looking forward to working with the Board and the ELT to bring my expertise to the table and help ensure the business delivers for its customers, its people, and its shareholders.”
About Gareth Helm
Gareth Helm has over 30 years of marketing expertise, mainly as a chief marketing officer in high-profile, consumer-facing businesses including Zoopla, McDonald’s, Moneysupermarket, Mars, and Homeserve.
Gareth Helm said: “I am incredibly excited to be joining Purplebricks as a non-executive director. I am confident the Group has a valuable brand that is certainly relevant in today’s market. I look forward to contributing to the discussion in the Boardroom and as a source of support and advice for the ELT.”
Purplebricks is a leading technology-led estate agency business, based in the UK. Purplebricks combines highly experienced and professional Local Property Partners and innovative technology to help make the process of selling, buying or letting more convenient, transparent, and cost-effective. Purplebricks shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange AIM market.
For more information: https://www.purplebricks.co.uk
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