It was announced today that Eric Walker has been appointed to the role of Managing Director at Northwood GB.
Walker takes over the role from Nick Cooper, who died last month of pancreatic cancer, aged 50. He was a great friend of Nick and a fellow member of the SAFEagent steering group.
With more than 20 years’ experience in the lettings and property industry, Eric joins Northwood from Your Move, where he was Regional Managing Director for its South-East division.
Previously, Walker was Group Managing Director for Bushells from 2008 until its acquisition last year. Prior to Bushells, Walker rose from Branch Manager to Director at independent London estate agency firm Alex Neil.
Eric Walker, Northwood’s new Managing Director, said: “It is an honour and privilege to follow in the footsteps of my dear friend Nick Cooper. Northwood is a fantastic firm and I have long been impressed by its business model and brand values. I am looking forward to working with the network and continuing Nick’s drive for excellence in the lettings industry.”
Gemma Goodson, Northwood’s Financial Director, said: “It was Nick’s wish that Eric would become Managing Director as they shared the same working ethos and passion, particularly in raising professional standards in the lettings industry. Eric brings an outstanding track record and breadth of experience and we are delighted to welcome Eric to Northwood.”
Northwood is one of the largest and most recognised lettings agents in the U.K. and the leading supplier ofGuaranteed Rent to give landlords complete peace of mind.
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