Countrywide hires Paul Wareham as MD
Wareham has been promoted from within after working as Countrywide Surveying Services’ director of field operations for the past two years.
He has over 30 years’ experience of the property and financial services industries. Other roles include senior management posts within Lloyds Banking Group, specifically at Colleys Surveyors and within the Halifax retail branch network.
Wareham said: “I am delighted to have taken on the position of managing director for Countrywide Surveying Services.
“My new role is to lead the group’s surveying team, including Harvey Donaldson Gibson, Hamptons Professional and United Surveyors into the next phase of our Building our Future strategy.
“We will continue to put our corporate partners and third party customers at the heart of what we do and will support that by creating an environment that allows our people to provide the best possible service, not only for our clients but for each of our people as well.”
“With regards to the role of director of field operations, Countrywide is considering options in line with the group’s wider strategy to ensure the division can build on the current success within surveying and deliver the ambitions of Countrywide’s Building our Future programme.”
Countrywide Surveying Services handles circa 30% of all residential mortgage valuations in the UK and in 2015 completed over 335,000 valuations and survey transactions.