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Kris McLean appointed as MD of The Guild of Property Professionals

Kris McLean appointed as MD of The Guild of Property Professionals

CEO Comments Iain McKenzie, CEO of The Guild of Property Professionals 13th September 2022

The Guild of Property Professionals has announced that Regional Director, Kris McLean has been appointed as the Managing Director of The Guild. Kris has been with The Guild for nine years, holding positions as a Regional Manager and Regional Director in the North. His new appointment will help to bolster the executive team, ensuring that exceptional standards are maintained as the network focuses on maximising revenue and leads for Members and UK growth in the last remaining vacant locations.

 

CEO of The Guild of Property Professionals, Iain McKenzie, says, “I am absolutely delighted that Kris has been appointed as MD. Kris has been a huge asset to the organisation and Members and has delivered outstanding service to both. His appointment will help us in our vision to give Guild Members further commercial advantage, raise automated revenue and increase lead generation. Kris’ experience and expertise have been integral to our success within the northern region, Northern Ireland and Scotland, something we wish to replicate across the whole of the UK. He is well respected within The Guild team and is an amazing ambassador for the organisation to the sector. This appointment is well-deserved, and we wish him every success in his new position,” he adds.

 

Kris has extensive experience within the property sector, working in both the north and south of the UK. Speaking about his appointment, Kris says: “I am honoured to be given the opportunity to become the Managing Director of The Guild, an organisation I am very passionate about. I have spent my entire career within the property sector, initially as an agent and then as a business owner. I am eager to use the knowledge and expertise I have gained over the years to enhance the service offering to Members and propel The Guild forward. I will be focused on continuing the high standards that our membership has come to expect while assisting both new and existing Guild Members in maximising the opportunities in their marketplace. The Guild has a proven strategy and the power to cement our Members' position as the agent of choice in each of their locations as part of the UK’s largest network of independent estate agents. I am looking forward to working with the very best independent agents in the UK.”

 

Iain McKenzie, CEO of The Guild of Property Professionals

Iain McKenzie is the CEO of The Guild of Property Professionals and is responsible for the direction and management of the brand plus offering support to the network of over 800 Guild Members. Iain is a highly established estate agent and business leader, with over 30 years of industry experience and a strong entrepreneurial background. He has led and managed teams to success, as a business owner, Franchise Director and MD for a large corporation. Iain has 30 years’ agency experience starting within the industry at 17 on a youth training scheme in Devon. He quickly progressed through the ranks, and at 26 he became a Regional Manager. Three years later, he set up an independent estate agency, called Complete Property Services, and became a Member of The Guild of Property Professionals. This was his first encounter with The Guild and was extremely impressed with the services that were offered. In 2011, he joined a large corporate as Managing Director, which grew year-on-year

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