Story Homes has appointed Sue Warwick as its new Managing Director for the North West.
Sue, who has more than 17 years’ experience in residential development and was most recently, Regional Managing Director, Northern Region for Bovis Homes. She will be based at the Story Homes’ newly opened North West office in Chorley, where she will head up a 50-strong team, with further recruitment already underway.
She said: “Story Homes has achieved incredible things in Cumbria, South Scotland and the North East and we are now set on replicating that success in the North West,” says Sue, who will lead the company’s growth strategy in a region where the brand is already starting to establish a foothold.
“We have a solid platform to build on — our land bank is strong, we have a number of projects in planning and we are on track to hit our current delivery plans. We have three sites in the region with three more due to start before our year end in March 2016.
“Story Homes’ reputation is underpinned by the high quality of its homes and I’ve been impressed by the attention to detail. That only comes about through strong management and a high degree of professionalism throughout the operation – from the board room to the building site. I’m delighted to be part of the team.”
Sue also holds a Non Executive Directorship with Wigan and Leigh Housing and was previously with Miller Homes, where she was National Sales and Marketing Director, Fairclough Homes and Countryside Residential.
She adds “It’s a very exciting time to join the business and for anyone in the industry who is looking for a new challenge.”
Chief Executive Steve Errington says: “We’re delighted to have someone of Sue’s calibre to lead the North West. She has great experience, impressive leadership skills and knows the North West well. We have exciting plans for the region and Sue’s appointment is key to making those happen.”
Story Homes is currently recruiting to bolster its team in the region further, as part of a three-year strategic plan which will see over 100 jobs created. For more information on current vacancies visit our careers section here.