Britain’s largest estate agency chain, Countrywide, has appointed its next group chief executive.
She is Alison Platt, who takes up her role on September 1, subject to the approval of the Financial Conduct Authority. She is Countrywide’s first woman chief, and will be the only female heading up any of the large corporates.
She will instantly become the most powerful woman in the residential property sector, overseeing Countrywide’s wide range of activities from sales and lettings through to mortgages, surveying and conveyancing.
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