UK-based hybrid real estate agency, Purplebricks, has announced that it has given share options of 700,000 ordinary shares of £0.01p each to its new global chief operating officer, Vic Darvey under the employee share option plan.
The shares have an exercise price of £1.65, which was the closing price at January 4, making the golden hello worth £1.1m.
Darvey does not come from an estate agency background, but was the former managing director of MoneySupermarket, and previously a leading figure in the travel industry. He helped set up a company which was sold to lastminute.com.
Darvey is a C-Level Digital Leader with over 20 years’ experience successfully scaling a number of international consumer brands. He specializes in digital transformation and has considerable experience leading organizations through customer-focused change. His specialties include, digital transformation, digital culture, customer strategy, commercial strategy, digital marketing, app development, brand strategy and development, and online conversion and analytics.
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