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Paul Hunt to exit Countrywide

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Paul Hunt to exit Countrywide
Paul Hunt, marketing services director for financial services and B2B at Countrywide is leaving the property group on 8 September following a restructure.

Countrywide confirmed the restructure on its website on the 18 August.

Hunt is pursuing new opportunities as a marketing consultant in the financial services and property sector.

Hunt has more than 18 years’ experience running B2B and B2C marketing operations for mortgage lenders, including Lehman Brothers Mortgage Capital Division and Platform Home Loans.

Countrywide’s financial services division completed £15.7bn of mortgages in 2017, making it the UK’s single largest mortgage broker. The group is also the UK’s largest estate and separately lettings agency.

The restructure at property giant Countrywide means Alison Platt, CEO will focus on sales, lettings, financial services and commercial and Himanshu Raja, the chief finance officer will drive the group’s finance side, IT, and operations.

Hamptons, Premier & City and the UK-wide sales and lettings territories will report to Platt and become the UK trading team to drive market share and growth. Himanshu Raja’s existing finance team will be joined by the operations team to become finance and operations to deliver “operational excellence, cost leadership and cash agenda.”

Countrywide was unavailable to comment further.

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