Steven Esom is to take over as group chairman of the Andrews Property Group at the start of 2018.
He succeeds Jim Glover who has served two terms in the role over a period of six years.
During this time Glover has overseen the development of a new group-wide strategy, the roll out of new branding and the transition period during which David Westgate took up the role of group chief executive.
Esom has enjoyed a lengthy career in the retail sector notably at Sainsburys, Marks & Spencer and Waitrose where he held the role of managing director.
Speaking of his tenure at Andrews Property Group, Jim Glover says: “Andrews has gone through a huge period of transition in recent times yet continues to place great importance on the fundamentals on which the business was built and to have been part of that is something that I shall always value.
“The time is, however, right to move on to new challenges and I wish the entire Andrews team all the very best for what I’m sure will be a very successful future.”
Epsom says: “Andrews Property Group stands out within the property sector as a firm built on integrity and deeply-held values. This makes it a both unique and interesting company to join and I’m very much looking forward to bringing my skills and experience to play with the entire Andrews’ team.”