OnTheMarket is first portal to appoint a former estate agent as its CEO

first_imgOnTheMarket has revealed its new CEO who is Jason Tebb, an industry stalwart with 20 years’ experience including at senior levels within LSL, Chestertons and Foxtons.This makes him the only former estate agent to lead a major property portal. Rightmove’s Chief Executive is a former management consultant and Charlie Bryant, who leads Zoopla, is a former banker.Tebb, who is 45 years old, has been group COO of Ultimate Holdings until now. It’s a property company which owns or has interests in several house builders and also operation specialising in property investment, financing and consultancy services and part of his role was to be its media representative.Prior to that he helped launch hybrid London estate agency Ivy Gate and before that he was a Regional MD at LSL, an Area Director at Chestertons and started his career from a junior level at Foxtons.“Having worked in the estate agency sector for the last two decades, I have first-hand experience of every size of business, from a single office independent to the largest of property PLCs,” says Tebb.Agent challenges“I believe that this gives me a true understanding of the challenges agents face today, and I’m really looking forward to engaging with our client base to understand what their businesses need, both now and in the future, and how we can best support them going forwards.“As a business, OnTheMarket has solid foundations with strong operational momentum, and there are clear opportunities for growth by working with the estate agent community to develop our differentiated portal offering; build a profitable, sustainable and technology-led business; and deliver value for our stakeholders.“I’m really looking forward to progressing the platform and delivering an expanded range of related, value-add products, services, features and solutions for agents and consumers.”Read our interview with the man Tebb replaces, former acting CEO Clive Beattie.The City viewZeus Capital, OTM’s Square Mile advisor, says: “OnTheMarket’s competitive edge come from its “agents backing”, while its major rival uses “market dominance’.“Jason Tebb’s first-hand experience should foster strong relationships with both large and independent agents. We expect Jason Tebb’s appointment to lead to 1) OTM adopting innovation 2) OTM highlighting exclusivity and 3) OTM building engagement and trust with agents and customers over years leading up to property transactions.“Separately, we observe the residential property markets continue their post-lockdown mini-boom. We expect OnTheMarket has experienced another month of high levels of activity, which has delivered “value to its agents and stakeholders”. We make no change to our forecasts. Interims are due in October.”jason tebb ivy gate Chestrtons LSL OnTheMarket Foxtons September 1, 2020Nigel Lewis2 commentsAndrew Stanton, CEO Proptech-PR Real Estate Influencer & Journalist CEO Proptech-PR Real Estate Influencer & Journalist 7th September 2020 at 10:55 pmMick Silver – Moovshack is CEO and owned his own agency, so then there were three.Log in to ReplyAdam Pigott, OpenBrix OpenBrix 5th September 2020 at 5:17 pmAs CEO of Openbrix since Nov 2018 and As I was an agent for 28 years prior to this, 25 of these running my own agency with three branches …… I can absolutely disagree with this headline!!! No big deal, but it is wrong! I was the first but hey ho!Log in to ReplyWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021 Home » News » Marketing » OnTheMarket is first portal to appoint a former estate agent as its CEO previous nextMarketingOnTheMarket is first portal to appoint a former estate agent as its CEOJason Tebb has been revealed as the portal’s new boss bringing with him 20 years in the property and estate agency industry.Nigel Lewis1st September 20202 Comments1,268 Viewslast_img read more

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