butters john bee has appointed two former directors of Countrywide plc.
Andy Townsend joins as Managing Director for Lettings and Dominic Green as Managing Director for Sales and Auctions.
Andy was previously Lettings Director for Countrywide’s North Midlands letting brands, including Frank Innes, Spencers, Dixons and Bairstow Eves.
At butters john bee, Andy is responsible for developing the lettings operation organically and through acquisition. He is already looking into a number of potential acquisitions across the Midlands and the North West.
Dominic worked at Countrywide for five years, joining as Head of Commercial Finance before becoming Finance Director for Countrywide’s core estate agency operation, which made record profits of £28 million in 2014. He will be responsible for developing butters john bee’s estate agency and auctions divisions, which includes 17 branches throughout Staffordshire, Cheshire, Shropshire and the West Midlands.
James Beardmore, Group Managing Director at butters john bee, said, “Andy and Dominic have extensive experience having worked for Countrywide.
“I am keen to ensure that we continue to build on the great progress we have made in the past three years to explore new opportunities. Andy and Dominic will each play a key role as part of our management team to drive the business forward.”