Legal & General Capital said on Friday that it has made some key hires for its housebuilding arm, Legal & General Homes, as it continues to expand within the house building sector.
Chris Sly has been appointed as the new finance director, joining from property developer Berkeley Homes where he held the position of head of finance for the Western division.
A chartered accountant, Sly was heavily involved in demerging the business from St James Group and spearheaded growth from £25 mln to £124 mln turnover. Prior to joining Berkeley Homes, he was senior finance manager at BT Openreach, commercial finance manager at E.ON and was also finance director of two SMEs.
Legal & General Homes has also appointed Matthew Stubblefield as the new health and safety officer. Stubblefield has 16 years’ experience in construction health and safety management and joins from Croudace Homes Group, where he was group head of health and safety.