CEO Georg Chmiel appoint to Board of Directors
LJ Hooker Ltd today announced that current CEO, Georg Chmiel, has joined its Board of Directors and will now also hold the title of Managing Director.
Greg Paramour, Chairman of LJ Hooker, said the appointment was a natural decision for the Board.
“This week marked Georg’s first year as CEO of LJ Hooker and he has delivered on a list of achievements for the Group,” he said.
“He has a deep understanding of the needs of LJ Hooker - one of the largest real estate groups in Asia Pacific - from its day to day running to its long term vision. He brings to the board this valuable hands-on experience and perspective which a CEO understands intrinsically.
“We look forward to his contributions as a member of the Board of Directors.”
Mr Chmiel’s appointment to the Board follows on from his previous appointment to subsidiary boards of LJ Hooker in Australia and New Zealand, and his role of non-executive director and Chair of the Risk and Audit Committee of iProperty Group (ASX: IPP).
Mr Chmiel’s appointment brings the LJ Hooker Group Board to seven members.
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About LJ Hooker
Established in 1928, LJ Hooker has grown become Australia's best-known and most trusted real estate brand.
LJ Hooker features one of the largest residential sales and property management teams in the industry with more than 7,000 sales professionals, property managers and support team members.
With a franchise network of more than 700 offices across Australasia, LJ Hooker sold more AUD$15.5 billion in real estate in the last financial year. The company is one of the largest property managers in the country, managing $60 billion for 250,000 investors.
LJ Hooker provides a full suite of commercial services across Australia and New Zealand including buying, selling, leasing properties for commercial, or investment purposes. LJ Hooker has 24 commercial offices supported by 150 commercial experts across the office, retail and industrial sectors.
LJ Hooker is the only real estate agency to offer its own brand of home loan finance. Established in 2005, LJ Hooker Home Loans is experienced in the non-bank mortgage market, with access to 20 lenders and over 300 loan products. LJ Hooker Home Loans has a national network of brokers.
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