Zoopla Property Group has announced the appointment of Stephen Morana as Chief Financial Officer, with effect from mid-April. Morana will form a key part of the leadership team responsible for the successful and sustainable growth of Zoopla Property Group, working closely with the company’s Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman, to ensure that the business continues its development into one of the UK’s leading online consumer businesses; he will also be appointed to the Board of the company.
Morana joins Zoopla Property Group with nearly twenty years of financial experience, the last decade of which was spent at Betfair Group Plc, one of the UK’s most successful online businesses, where he was CFO from 2006 and most recently spent the last year as interim CEO.
Zoopla Property Group has seen exceptional growth since its launch only five years ago, now attracting over 30 million visits per month to its websites and delivering over 2 million leads per month to its agent and developer members.
Alex Chesterman, Founder & CEO of Zoopla Property Group said: "We are delighted to be welcoming Stephen as CFO. He is a well-regarded, highly able addition to our senior team and joins us with a wealth of experience at an important time for our business. We are looking to continue to grow our brands and services and Stephen’s experience will be invaluable to us in our quest to become the UK’s leading online property business.”
Commenting on his new role, Stephen Morana added: “I am very excited to be joining Zoopla Property Group. I have been very impressed by what Alex and the team have achieved to date, building one of the UK’s fastest growing businesses and am looking forward to being a part of the success going forward.”