Countrywide recruit Emma Hollingworth into its Corporate Business Division


Friday, October 28, 2011

Countrywide are pleased to announce the appointment of Emma Hollingworth as an Account Director within its Corporate Business Division.

Emma will commence her new role in January and replaces Kharla Mullen, who after three years within Corporate Business has been promoted into the new role of Head of Central Operations within Countrywide Surveying Services.

Emma will join Sally Young and Richard Beardshaw as the divisions three Account Directors, working with Countrywide's corporate client base reporting into Guy Batchelor.

Announcing the news, Guy Batchelor, Managing Director of Countrywide Corporate Business said; "We are delighted to have Emma onboard. 2012 is another important year for Countrywide and with her wealth of experience in the mortgage sector; Emma will be an integral part of the Corporate Business team providing us with new impetus to build on the success of the last three years."

Emma joins Countrywide from SimplyBiz. Throughout Emma's lengthy career at SimplyBiz, she has made considerable contributions to many parts of the businesses over the last seven years, having held various management roles including, National Account Manager, Director of Sales (Mortgages) and latterly Director of Mortgages.

Commenting on her new appointment, Emma said; "Countrywide is a company that I have long admired for its market leading innovation and its ability to provide all-round bespoke propositions to clients of all sizes. I'm looking forward to working with the teams at Countrywide to provide new and existing clients with market leading business opportunities."

Having worked for Countrywide for over 14 years, in various roles within the Conveyancing and Asset Management businesses and most latterly as an Account Director within the Corporate Business team, Kharla has played an integral part in the growth of the business and client relationships.

As part of her the newly created Board position as Head of Central Operations, Kharla will have overall responsibility for customer services and panel management operations.

Commenting on Kharla's appointment, Paul Creffield, Countrywide Corporate Operations Director said, "Following the recent appointment of Paul Chapman, Kharla's new role completes the implementation of a progressive and dynamic management team for Countrywide's Surveying Services. Kharla brings to this role a proven track record of success and high achievement."

Countrywide's Corporate Business Division is responsible for managing the sales and marketing functions for the Countrywide Group by promoting its asset management, auctions, conveyancing, LPA receivership, Valuation and Surveying Services to corporate customers and lenders.

Countrywide Surveying Services is one of the UK's premier surveying and valuation practices and is one of the largest employers of residential surveyors and valuers in the UK.  Countrywide Surveying Services is an appointed valuer to all major lenders. More than 20 years experience has enabled the business to design innovative tablet PC technology and surveying software, which has revolutionalised its service offering, boosting productivity and client response times.

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