Andy Fuller

HOUSEBUILDER Persimmon Homes Anglia has announced a number of promotions and a new appointment at its Lowestoft-based offices, demonstrating the company's belief that the housing market is set to further improve in the latter half of 2009.

HOUSEBUILDER Persimmon Homes Anglia has announced a number of promotions and a new appointment at its Lowestoft-based offices, demonstrating the company's belief that the housing market is set to further improve in the latter half of 2009.

Andy Fuller has been promoted from deputy managing director to managing director. At 39, he is one of the group's youngest members of staff to fulfil this position.

He started his career with the firm as a civil engineering apprentice at 16. He then went on to become site manager, contracts manager and construction manager before becoming construction director.

As part of his new remit, Mr Fuller's key objective is to develop and strengthen the business throughout the region.


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“Being give the chance to oversee the Anglia operation of Persimmon Homes has been a fantastic opportunity. I'm looking forward to contributing to the ongoing success of the business in what will be my most challenging role to date,” he said.

Ben Bird and Simon Wood have been promoted from technical assistant and quantity surveyor respectively to technical managers, and Elli Reeder has been promoted from trainee quantity surveyor to assistant quantity surveyor.

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James Ivory also joins the company as a quantity surveyor and will be working alongside the established team in fulfilling a number of the company's new projects in the forthcoming months.

“Our recent news has really highlighted our confidence in the fact that the housing market is improving,” said Mr Fuller.

“I'd like to congratulate Ben, Simon and Elli for their promotions as, like me, they all joined our company as either an apprentice or trainee and through their hard work and dedication to their roles they have achieved so much with Persimmon, which proves that apprenticeships and on the job training are a fantastic way to build a great career.”

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