Zoopla hoovers up new talent as it claims No.1 spot in London’s rental market

first_imgHome » News » Housing Market » Zoopla hoovers up new talent as it claims No.1 spot in London’s rental market previous nextHousing MarketZoopla hoovers up new talent as it claims No.1 spot in London’s rental marketCompany recruits six new senior players including a new Chief People Officer poached from Dyson, and says it now lists more rental properties in the capital than Rightmove.Nigel Lewis1st July 201901,247 Views Zoopla has claimed top position in London’s rental market and revealed that 2,000 agents have joined or rejoined the company over the past 12 months as it forms a new executive team.The portal now claims to list 49,000 homes available to rent in the capital, which makes it the largest of all the portals in this sector.Zoopla also claims that its recently-launched UK Cities House Price index is becoming the leading market data source for estate agents operating in urban areas.The portal has also hired its latest wave of new talent including senior executives from Experian, Simply Business, Callcredit, The Photobox Group, Dyson, eBay, Amazon and Microsoft.New senior teamThe new arrivals include Andy Marshall who becomes its Chief Commercial Officer, David Ross (Hometrack MD), Neil Edward, (CFO), Alex Rassmussen (Strategy & Corporate Development Director) and Catrin Anderson (Chief People Officer).Zoopla has been on the hunt for product and technology, data, strategy, HR, finance and commercial talent since its £2.2 billion acquisition by US finance giant Silverlake in May 2018, which wants to see a more experienced executive team running the portal.“I’m confident our new executive team are the ideal group of leaders to take Zoopla to where we are aiming to be: the preferred partner for both agents and consumers.“Agents are beneficiaries of the digital marketing revolution and our goal is to provide tools which help them to be as efficient, and to reach as wide an audience, as possible,” says Charlie Bryant, MD of Zoopla.Read more about Zoopla.dyson Andy Marshall David Ross Neil Edward Alex Rassmussen silverlake Charlie Bryant Zoopla July 1, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021last_img read more