Proptech firm iamproperty has named a former eBay and MoneySupermarket executive as group chairman.
Mark Lewis is the latest high profile recruit following investment in the brand from private equity partner Perwyn last month.
He replaces Mark Goddard.
Lewis has an impressive CV that includes managing director of eBay UK, retail director on the board of John Lewis and most recently the chief executive of MoneySupermarket.He is also currently a non-executive director for both Santander UK and Direct Line Group plc and a trustee of The Photographers’ Gallery.
Lewis said: “I am impressed by how iamproperty has successfully disrupted the property industry to bring more speed and security for both estate agents and consumers.
“What the founders Ben and Jamie have built is already impressive, with innovative modern auction solutions based on strong technology and a fantastic service proposition. They have a deep understanding of the industry and the needs of estate agents, and I’m looking forward to working together to see their ecosystem vision fulfilled.”
Ben Ridgway, co-founder of iamproperty, added: “We’re thrilled to welcome Mark. He brings a huge raft of experience which is really relevant for the direction of travel of the business, as we deliver on our ecosystem vision. We’re at a key point with the innovation behind this, with some new features and solution launches coming in the New Year.
Gurinder Sunner, partner at Perwyn, said: “Attracting a chairman of Mark’s calibre is another testament to the impressive business that Ben and Jamie have built; with Mark being excellently placed to help drive iamproperty’s expansion.”