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Preston Baker Welcomes Gary Lumby Mbe As A Non-Executive Director

Posted 19/10/2015

Yorkshire’s award winning estate agents Preston Baker has appointed its second Non-Executive Director to help support its continued growth.

Well known former banker and businessman Gary Lumby MBE has joined the Preston Baker board with immediate effect. He will be responsible for helping founders Ian Preston and James Baker develop the growth strategy for the business. Plans will include growing the number of additional branches, extending letting services for Landlords and growing the IFA (independent financial advice) arm of the Company.

Ian Preston, Managing Director for Preston Baker, says: “We have been looking to enlarge the board by the appointment of a second Non-Executive Director for some time and we were impressed with Gary’s extensive business background and how he has helped grow so many businesses. We are sure that with his support and guidance we can grow Preston Baker faster and further.”

Mr Lumby, Non-Executive Director, Preston Baker says: “I am excited to add Preston Baker to my portfolio of Non-Executive Directorships and I am tremendously impressed with Ian and James’ passion and enthusiasm as well as their knowledge about the business. Hopefully, I can bring that little extra experience and expertise to really take their business onto the next level, although I am amazed at how quickly they have already grown.”

Preston Baker was formed in 2008 and has since gone on to open 7 branches and win a string of awards including being voted Best Northern Estate Agency and Northern Letting Agency in 2014 by the Sunday Times. Preston Baker’s innovative ‘Property Launch’ service helps clients sell their homes faster and for a higher value. ends

For Further Information contact: Ian Preston or James Baker on 01904 622 355 or email marketing@prestonbaker.co.uk

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