Appointments: Miller Homes builds on North East talent

Housebuilder Miller Homes is building upon its talented North East workforce with a number of internal promotions and a new recruit

Lyndsey Walton, sales manager; Andrew Somerville, regional sales manager; and Donna Brown, sales manager (left to right)
Lyndsey Walton, sales manager; Andrew Somerville, regional sales manager; and Donna Brown, sales manager (left to right)

Following a successful 12 months, which has seen the launch of two further developments in the North East, Miller Homes has promoted Andrew Somerville to regional sales manager, while Donna Brown and Lyndsey Walton have stepped up as sales managers and new recruit Emma Bartle joins the regional team.

Andrew’s new position will see him head up Miller Homes’ active developments from Northumberland down to Teesside, while directing a team of sales advisers. With more than nine years’ experience in property sales he will also be responsible for putting Miller Homes North East on the map as one of the longest-standing housebuilders with a reputation for quality, craftsmanship and customer care.

Within Miller Homes’ recent staff promotions, customer relationship manager Donna Brown and former sales adviser Lyndsey Walton have both moved up the career ladder. As sales managers, both will support Andrew alongside managing their individual developments to ensure everyone purchasing a new Miller home receives the best possible customer experience.

Alongside the list of promotions, new recruit Emma Bartle has been appointed as PA to operations director Michael Dunthorne. Emma’s new role will also involve her working closely with Michael on specific projects and research.

Andrew, from Winlaton, said: “It’s an exciting time for me to be heading up the regional team as we look towards achieving our final-quarter sales targets and are actively seeking more land to build even more quality family homes in this superb region.

“I’m looking forward to taking the helm of the regional sales team and continuing the great customer service that Miller Homes is already renowned for.”

Miller Homes’ operations director Michael Dunthorne added: “We’re thrilled to unveil our new North East sales management team. 2014 has been a great year for Miller Homes in the North East following the successful launch of our latest developments Acklam Woods in Acklam and Wheatfields in Seaton Delaval.

“With even more new sites set to open in the coming 12 months it is a great time for Andrew, Donna and Lyndsey to take the step up after having worked so hard over the previous year.

“The promotions within our sales team indicate a real upturn in the housing market and I am looking forward to working with them in achieving our sales figures for this year and beyond. I am also pleased to welcome Emma as my PA, which will allow me to focus further on our continued commitment to building quality homes and creating sustainable communities across the region, while offering the highest possible standard of customer care.”

Miller Homes has nine developments located across the North East of England, including Bishops Park and Park View, both in Gateshead, Greenvale Park in Newcastle, Wheatfields in Seaton Delaval, Wensleydale Park in Blyth, The Meadows in Framwellgate Moor, Wheatlands Chase in Redcar and St Mary’s Green and Acklam Woods, both in Acklam. The properties cater for a wide range of buyers, from those looking to purchase their first home to growing families and downsizers.

For more information on Miller Homes North East visit www.millerhomes.co.uk or call 0808 250 6426.

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