We are delighted to announce the appointment of a new non-executive director, Chris Jones, as we continue to strengthen our property business.
Chris’ appointment has already taken effect, with him bringing more than 30 years’ experience working with a range of organisations within the UK commercial property market.
In 1999, he was a founding partner of Christopher Dee LLP, a Manchester based partnership specialising in the analysis, acquisition and disposal of commercial property investment and development opportunities across the UK.
Speaking of his new appointment, Chris Jones commented: “I am very pleased to be joining Hargreaves at such an exciting time as the Board looks to develop and grow its Hargreaves Land business. Hargreaves has a strong existing land bank for development, including the Blindwells site, together with a number of other exciting opportunities. I look forward to working with the Board and the Hargreaves Land team to create a substantial business within the Group.”
Chairman, Roger McDowell added: “I welcome Chris to the Board and look forward to working with him to develop our Hargreaves Land business in particular. Chris’ vast experience in advising on property development will bring substantial benefits to the Group as we seek to create substantial shareholder value from both our existing land portfolio and other new opportunities.”