Avant Homes has appointed a new group commercial director, as it continues to focus on its growth strategy of becoming a £1bn turnover business by 2023.
Paul Devaney takes up the position with more than 30 years’ experience in the housebuilding and commercial industry. The role will see Paul work closely with the wider team across the group to implement systems and processes that ensure robust financial planning and budgeting whilst ensuring the effective performance of staff, suppliers, and contractors.
Speaking about his appointment, Paul Devaney, said: “Avant Homes is an ambitious business with bundles of energy that offers impressive product and specification to its customers and it’s great to become a part of an organisation that desires to be different from the rest.
“Within my role in the commercial team, I’m passionate about developing the team’s knowledge and best practice to ultimately make Avant Homes a market leader while raising industry standards through the relentless pursuit of accurate and transparent cost management.”
At present, Avant Homes has 59 developments under construction across the north of the UK stretching from Pitdinnie Grange in Cairneyhill to Purbeck Village in Warwick.
Commenting on Paul’s appointment, Avant Homes chief executive officer, Colin Lewis, said: “We’ve had great momentum this year in the advancement of our product, people and processes. As we enter the next phase of our expansion, it’s essential we continue to drive a consistent trajectory of growth.
“With his wealth of experience, Paul will lead the group commercial team to ensure they are fully engaged in ensuring Avant Homes is commercially viable allowing our sustained growth to gather pace, while simultaneously working to meet our wider goals as a housebuilder that sets itself apart from its competitors by offering a product and experience unlike any other.”