Holmes Investment Properties has announced that a new non-executive Director has joined the board.  Mr Martin Eberhardt, a chartered accountant, has significant experience working for a range of large accounting firms before moving into industry where he held a number of FD and CFO roles. Most recently, Mr Eberhardt has being involved in two property based businesses, including, as FD of i2, a leading UK based serviced office business, as well as his own residential property company.

Mr Eberhardt, who is fluent in English and German said: “Holmes Investment Properties Plc have reached a stage where it has more than 30 pieces of land under consideration to site leisure centres for their clients. I will use my experience to help the executive team turn options into viable commercial businesses.”

Martin Helme, CEO, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Martin to the board. His whole career, starting at KPMG and progressing to the board of public companies, has been about growing businesses and driving shareholder value. Martin has, in the last few years been involved in growing a number of businesses from where HIP is now to being much larger and we look forward to him helping us do the same”

 

Contact:

Martin Helme, Chief Executive Officer

+44 (0)7779 601541 or +44 (0)203 709 7120

Martin@hip-prop.co.uk

 

Murray Harkin, The Lyndon Agency

+44 (0)77852 54639

Murray@thelyndonagency.com