Purplebricks recently announced the appointment of former Countrywide director Lee Wainwright as CEO of the hybrid agency’s UK operations, effective immediately.
Michael Bruce will be remaining in his post as chief executive of the Purplebricks Group, which has operations in Australia a, the US and the UK.
Wainwright was appointed as COO of Purplebricks back in March of 2017, after a 26-year career with Countrywide where he had been a divisional managing director for the last 12 years.
Michael Bruce said, that the company is very fortunate to have someone with Wainwright’s experience and track record in the industry heading up Purplebricks' UK business, as he brings him extensive leadership and industry expertise from his senior roles at Countrywide.
“We are committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service through a resourceful and agile technology platform and our talented pool of employees and management. I believe that Lee is the best person to lead this expansion and to grow the strong culture that exists in our special business,” concluded Bruce.