Barbon Insurance, the provider of risk solutions to the residential lettings sector, via its HomeLet and Rentshield Direct brands, has appointed Mark Witherspoon as non-executive Director.
Mark has extensive experience across retail financial services and property sectors. He was Data Services Director at Zoopla Property Group and has led the development of a wide range of innovative data services for the UK property sector, including a number of successful commercial collaborations with other leading digital players. He has previously held leadership roles at major companies including Hometrack Data Systems Ltd UKValuation Ltd and Barclays Bank and is nonexec director of Hearthstone Investments plc and edozo.
Mark said, “I am excited to join Barbon when it is well positioned to earn the right to be an important strategic partner for the private rental sector. Being able to capitalise on the HomeLet brand’s unique insights, available from its wealth of consumer data, represents an opportunity to add huge value for both the company and its customers.
Barbon CEO Martin Totty said, “Mark is an excellent addition to the Barbon board and the HomeLet brand. His experience in property, financial services and the digital arena will be important in our next phase. His background iwill help us utilise Barbon’s unique data to offer unrivalled strategic insights to our customers and capitalise on our role as an innovative partner in the private rental sector.”