Home Group appoints Matt Forrest as New Executive Director of Business Development

October 24th, 2016 in Home Group News

A man smiles to camera - Matt Forrest

Home Group, one of the UK’s largest housing providers, has announced the appointment of Matt Forrest in a new role of Executive Director for Business Development.

Matt joins Home Group, which has its headquarters in Newcastle, from Sage Group plc where he had several senior roles in product management, business development, commercial marketing and strategy implementation. He is also a fully qualified Accountant having started his career at KPMG.

His role was created as Home Group continues to deliver its ambitious house building programme and the delivery of its supported housing for those with Learning Difficulties and Mental Health requirements.

In his role at Home Group he will lead:

-        Product development, design and roll out

-        Design and review of strategy and customer experience journey

-        Communications

-        Programme management

-        Customer and partner acquisition

Matt comments: “I am delighted to be joining Home Group at such a challenging and exciting time. As an organisation we serve the needs of a wide group of customers, from potential home owners to those we work closely with in our supported housing schemes. I look forward to becoming part of the fantastic team that is already delivering in these areas.”

Mark Henderson, CEO comments: “Matt’s commercial experience and track record of delivering on innovative customer propositions will be invaluable as we deliver on our targets of home building and entering new markets.”