BidX1, a digital auction company, has appointed Richard Watson as Head of Residential Auctions in the UK. The appointment follows that of Oliver Childs as Head of Commercial Auctions. Watson began his career at Allsop in 2001, qualifying as a Chartered Surveyor in 2003. He worked in commercial auctions for five years before moving into the residential sector. A member of the RICS and NAVA Auction Committees, he is appointed to lead BidX1’s residential division.
Richard said, “BidX1 have clear aspirations to be a global market leader in digital auctions and their successful first year in the UK market is testament to this. I look forward to working with the team at BidX1 to help deliver their expansion plans.”
Stephen McCarthy, CEO said, “We are focused on bringing the best expertise to our team. Richard and Oliver have a wealth of experience and an in-depth understanding of our industry-changing business model.”