Avant Homes has bolstered its senior management team with the appointment of Gerry Leitch as managing director for Scotland.

Gerry began his career in the housebuilding industry in quantity surveying and has more than 30 years' experience in a variety of commercial manager and director roles. More recently he held the position of commercial director at Persimmon Homes. 

His new role sees him make a return to Avant Homes where he was also commercial director for the Scotland operation between 2007 and 2017. 

Commenting on his appointment, Gerry said: "I'm so pleased to be returning to Avant Homes as managing director for Scotland and this has certainly been my proudest achievement in my career.

"There is a fantastic opportunity within the Scotland operation to develop and expand the business including developing on Avant Homes' land portfolio across the region. I look forward to leading the team to success, while guiding them through this exciting growth period for the business." 

Avant Homes group managing director, Alan Hopwood, said: "Gerry has a great passion and commitment for the housebuilding industry in Scotland, making him an excellent asset. 

"As we look to grow our portfolio footprint in Scotland over the next two years, there is a wealth of opportunity for Avant Homes and Gerry will be instrumental in leading the team to meet our ambitious objectives for the business."

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by Avant Homes - 01 Jun 22