Avant Homes North East has promoted its commercial director, Tony Johnson, to the newly created role of regional development director.  

Tony has more than 40 years' experience in the housebuilding industry and joined Avant Homes' North East operation in March 2015 as commercial director. In his new role, Tony will be responsible for leading the regional development team while also overseeing the architectural, engineering and commercial function for the business.

Commenting on his promotion, Tony said: "I'm very proud to have been given the opportunity to be the regional development director for Avant Homes' North East region.

"Throughout my 40 years in the housebuilding industry, I've gained the valuable skills required to take on this role. With fantastic land opportunities within the region, it's exciting to be a part of the process of leading the North East to continued success."

Avant Homes North East managing director, Jennifer Tupman, said: "Tony has a real passion for the housebuilding industry and following his years of experience in the sector is more than up to the challenge of leading the regional development team in the North East.

"As the new regional development director, Tony will be vital in providing his expertise to ensure our architectural and planning functions are watertight and achievable to continue to drive Avant towards further success.

Avant Homes North East also announced two further promotions across its regional operation including David West from senior engineer to development manager and Rebecca Darby from sales advisor to regional assistant sales manager.

Jennifer continued: "Alongside Tony, we're pleased to have promoted two further members of the North East team. David and Rebecca both play a significant role in their departments across the business and represent the great people we strive to have in our team in the North East region."


by Avant Homes - 22 Feb 21