Hometrack adds to team

Kay McLellan

June 9, 2006

They are Graeme Winser, formerly ceo of UKValuation, Guy Weightman, formerly sales director of UKValuation, and Lee Mollins, formerly cto at UKValuation.

These appointments are in response to significant structural changes in the market, namely the introduction of home information packs (HIPs) and their impact on the use of automated valuation models (AVMs).

Graeme Winser has been appointed as director of New Market Strategies and is responsible for the development of new markets and HIP strategies for HIP providers, surveyors and independent financial adviser (IFA) networks. Mr Winser’s role also encompasses the representation of Hometrack within the Assocation of Home Information Pack Providers (AHIPP) and other trade bodies, including The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Guy Weightman has been appointed as sales director within Hometrack’s Lending Solutions team with specific responsibility to support the director of New Market Strategies. This involves creating the sales strategy for AVMs within the new HIP environment and focussing on HIP marketplaces such as HIP Providers, surveyors and IFAs, and also within the prime and sub-prime marketplaces.

Lee Mollins has joined Hometrack Hometrack’s AVM technical development and analysis team and is charged with focussing on AVM advancement.

Giles Mackay, chairman, said: “Hometrack is cementing its position as the leading provider of AVMs to the mortgage markets by appointing the most experienced personnel within the AVM space. We are delighted that Graeme, Guy and Lee will be joining the team which reinforces our commitment to our customers to maintain the UK’s premier model in terms of accuracy, performance and functionality.”

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