Redrow appoints new Managing Director to Eastern division
Tom Wright joins us as Managing Director for our Eastern division. Tom joins from Persimmon, where he was Managing Director at the housebuilder’s South East division for five years. Prior to this, he worked at Crest Nicholson progressing from Technical Manager up to Production Director and at the consultancy Waterman Group following completion of a degree in civil and structural engineering.
In his role, Tom will hold responsibility for the delivery of the nine active outlets our Eastern division currently has across Essex, Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. He will also be responsible for building on the success of the division, which has seen it expand across the region over the last five years and will drive forward site acquisitions.
Tom Wright, Managing Director at Redrow Eastern, commented, “It is fantastic to join Redrow, they have a great reputation for building quality homes and have a clear commitment to important placemaking principles. I have learnt a great deal over the last 20 years of working in the industry and look forward to using this to build on the success of Redrow’s Eastern division.
“I have had a great welcome from my new colleagues, who have already demonstrated their knowledge, passion and commitment to the sector.”
Chris Lilley, our Regional Chief Executive, commented, “Tom makes an excellent addition to our Eastern division and we are delighted to welcome him to Redrow. He comes with a wealth of knowledge and is well equipped for taking the division forward as we look to purchase more land in the region and increase the number of new homes delivered annually to 600 by 2022.”
Tom Wright will report into Chris Lilley, Regional Chief Executive for our South East, Southern Counties and Eastern division.