HBD announces senior promotions 

Property developer HBD has announced a number of senior promotions across its business.

The news follows HBD’s recent rebrand and forms part of a wider strategy to deliver ambitious growth targets, expand its development pipeline and continue to attract top talent.

Adam Brady, Vivienne Clements and Hamer Boot all become Executive Director, focusing on city centre regeneration projects, partnerships and strategic employment sites, and investment & funding respectively. Their new roles will see them working across HBD’s seven offices.

Directors Julian Painter, John Cullen and Adrian Schofield all become Senior Director, while Anthony Clitheroe and Harry Bunbury have been promoted to Director. Tom Wheldon becomes Director and Head of Yorkshire and North East, Justin Sheldon to Director and Head of Midlands, Dean Thompson to Director and Head of North West, and Matt Belshaw becomes Director and Head of Scotland. Nigel Munro becomes Project Director.

Along with individual promotions, the developer has created a new Executive Board that will comprise Ed Hutchinson, plus Executive Directors Hamer Boot, Adam Brady, Vivienne Clements, and Commercial Finance Manager, Wayne Wearing.

The news follows HBD’s recent rebrand and the launch of its seventh UK office in Leeds.

Ed Hutchinson, Managing Director of HBD, said: “We have announced a series of senior promotions across the UK, which is reflective of the talent and expertise within our business. Our new management structure allows us to continue attracting top talent, while maximising expertise throughout the regions as we deliver an ambitious growth strategy.”

Headquartered in Sheffield, HBD also has offices in Glasgow, Bristol, Birmingham, London, Leeds and Manchester. It is working with a development pipeline of more than £1.6bn and boasts a diverse UK-wide portfolio, comprising big-brand retail, workspaces and logistics through to residential innovation and award-winning heritage projects.