Kevin Hollinrake, Chairman
Kevin Hollinrake co-founded Hunters in 1992, acting as Managing Director from this date until February 2015, when he became Chairman. Prior to this, he worked at Prudential Property Services from 1987 to 1991 as an Area Manager. As Managing Director of the Group he oversaw its expansion from a single branch to a national estate agency business. In 2008 Kevin founded Vizzihome, a market research business, which was later sold to Zoopla. He was also one of the founders of Realcube, the Company which designed the software package used by the Company and the Franchisees and which is now wholly owned by Hunters. He is currently the Member of Parliament for Thirsk and Malton.
Harry Hill, Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
Harry Hill was appointed as Chief Executive in March 2015 to provide the Group with additional executive expertise. He has extensive property experience having worked in the industry for over 40 years. He was previously Chief Executive and Chairman of Countrywide plc and was also Chairman of Rightmove plc, which today holds the position as the leading property listing portal in the UK.
Glynis Frew, Chief Executive
Glynis Frew joined Hunters in 1999 and was promoted from Group Operations Director and has led the Group as Managing Director since February 2015. Prior to joining Hunters, Glynis held a number of roles with blue chip companies such as United Biscuits and PepsiCo, where she specialised in sales and training. Her roles within Walkers Snack Foods (Division of PepsiCo) included running key accounts, training and integrating sales forces.
Ed Jones, Chief Financial Officer
Ed Jones joined Hunters as Finance Director in 2006. Prior to this, from 2000 to 2006 he was an executive at Williams de Bröe PLC in corporate broking where he acted for a number of publicly listed companies, advising on flotations, takeovers, mergers and acquisitions, fund raising and regulatory compliance. Ed qualified as a member of the Securities Institute in 2000 having qualified as an accountant with Price Waterhouse in 1995. Between 1995 and 2000 Ed worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers within its corporate finance division.
Dean Fielding, Non-Executive Director
Dean Fielding was appointed a Non-Executive Director in April 2015. He joined GA Property Services in 1995 and became Finance Director of Your Move in 2002. Dean subsequently served as Group Finance Director of LSL Property Services Plc from 2004 to 2010. Dean was responsible for the financial strategy and ensuring strong financial controls internally.