Botha joins the company on Monday 18th April, coming from notonthehighstreet.com where he has been Chief Commercial & Financial Officer since 2013. He has also held senior commercial and financial roles at Betfair and lastminute.com.
In a statement on Monday, ZPG said Botha has a proven ability to execute different multi-brand, multi-channel business models across the digital and technology sectors.
“He brings with him a wealth of highly relevant experience in tech businesses and demonstrable success in leading financial teams and business units during periods of high-growth,” said Chairman Mike Evans.
Botha will join ZPG’s recently strengthened senior leadership team, which includes Paul Whitehead as the newly appointed Group Strategy Director. Paul was most recently Chief Commercial Officer at uSwitch (recently acquired by ZPG) and was previously Head of Corporate and Business Development at Channel 4 for six years.
Alex Chesterman (left), Founder & CEO of Zoopla Property Group Plc, said, “I am very much looking forward to working closely with Andy and Paul as we continue to deliver on our strategy. There is much to play for and I am confident that they will both play key leadership roles in helping to achieve our mission to become the consumer champion at the heart of the home.”
Reflecting on his new job, Botha (right) said, “I am passionate about working with great teams and have always admired Zoopla Property Group as an innovative, agile and successful company with huge growth potential. I am excited by the opportunity of working with Alex and the rest of his team to help ensure the Group’s continued future success.”