Landsec has announced changes to its Executive Leadership Team in support of the company’s strategic growth plans.
The new team structure will lead the delivery of Landsec’s new strategy for long term growth, announced in October 2020, which is based on four priorities; Optimise Landsec’s central London business; Reimagine retail; Realise capital from subscale sectors; and Grow through urban opportunities.
As part of the new executive Leadership Team structure, Colette O’Shea will assume the newly created title of chief operating officer (‘COO’).
In addition, Bruce Findlay is appointed as managing director for retail, joining the business on 7 December from Furla, where he was chief commercial Officer. In a further new appointment to the business, Chris Hogwood joins as managing director of corporate affairs from Portland. He joins the company in February 2021.
Landsec also announces the appointment of Liz Miles as company secretary. Tim Ashby will be stepping down as group general counsel and company secretary with effect from 1 January 2021 following a successful five years at Landsec.
“The level of talent and expertise within Landsec is a real source of strength for the business and a reason why we are recognised as leaders in the sector,” commented Mark Allan, CEO of Landsec. “I would like to thank Tim for his great contribution and hard work during his time at Landsec. Additionally, we are delighted to welcome Bruce and Chris to the company. With a clear framework in place, this leadership team brings together exceptional individuals with deep, relevant skills and experience that will help deliver our strategic priorities.”