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Luxhabitat gears for growth (Press release)

Luxhabitat hires and reappoints four new positions in Management, Operations, Sales and Digital Marketing.

New team members

We have hired and reappointed four new positions in management, operations, sales and digital marketing to strengthen and lead the company on to its next chapter of expanding to international markets.

 In lieu of international expansion, Luxhabitat have added to their strong operating entity with the appointment of four new positions in management, operations, sales and digital marketing. All of the new appointments have significant international expertise. 

I am incredibly excited by the challenges that lay ahead.

- Jason Hayes , Managing Director

Jason Hayes, Luxhabitat’s former Head of New Developments has been promoted to Managing Director of Luxhabitat. Jason will be taking over day to day running of the company in addition to taking the management lead on strategy during expansion. With over 20 years of senior executive experience at both CEO and Director level in the property sector, Jason has enjoyed a successful career in both the U.S. and the U.K.

“In my 20+ years of property experience in various jurisdictions and territories around the world, I have not seen an independent brokerage brand that is as strong as LUXHABITAT. There is a definitive gap in the market for a boutique high end firm like ours in key luxury international markets. I am incredibly excited by the challenges that lay ahead.” Says Jason.

Luxhabitat has also appointed Benedict Texeira as Operations Manager. Benny who has a Masters’ Degree in Commerce, has over 11 years of operational management experience in the UAE. His role will be to take the management lead adopting Total Quality Management systems to all our operating systems with a view to Luxhabitat achieving ISO 9001 status.

We intent to drive operational excellence through lean management mechanism which is a must in such a competitive market.

- Benedict Texeira, Operations Manager

“I am excited to be part of Luxhabitat- a company backed with an elite work force, great technology and strong leadership values. The culture of the company speaks loudly with an emphasis on work ethics and customer service. My role briefly would be strategically managing overall operations of the company, including HR, I.T, Finances, Administration & Customer service and we intent to drive operational excellence through lean management mechanism which is a must in such a competitive market. The results of which I certainly believe will be Luxhabitat exceeding clients expectations in terms of service and transactional delivery standards.” Says Benny.

Luxhabitat has also promoted Ryan Kasper to Director of Luxury Rentals. Educated in Switzerland and the U.S., Ryan is a property professional with a decade of GCC experience. His new role comes complete with a definitive remit of developing the luxury rentals division.

We have ambitious structured plans for the development of our rental division and I look forward to growing our rentals team.

- Ryan Kasper, Luxury Rentals Director

“I couldn’t be more excited about my new role and I don’t think there has been a more exciting time to be a part of this company. In the past 12 months in my role as Head of Luxury Rentals, I have enjoyed considerable success with several multi-million dirham record breaking transactions and I am delighted to have been promoted. I am proud to be a part of a company where there are no glass ceiling and where career progression is at the forefront of the business model. We have ambitious structured plans for the development of our rental division and I look forward to growing our rentals team.” Says Ryan.

To their marketing team, Luxhabitat has appointed Joseba Umbelina as Head of Digital Marketing. Joseba has a Masters’ Degree in computer science from the University of The Basque Country, Spain. He has been working in the international digital marketing space for over a decade, having held roles in Europe and the Middle East. Joseba has previously held a consulting role with Luxhabitat.

We aim to focus on the most sophisticated digital marketing unparalleled by any other real estate broker in the region.

- Joseba Umbelina, Head of Digital Marketing

“In light of Luxhabitat’s future expansion and growth, we aim to focus on the most sophisticated digital marketing unparalleled by any other real estate broker in the region.” Says Joseba. 

Oriol Font, CEO of Luxhabitat congratulates and welcomes the new additions to the team as the company gears up for international expansion. 

“I am confident that the new appointments will result in further growth of Luxhabitat as we evolve as a company. We intend to expand our brokerage and advisory service internationally in the near future along with some residential development projects on the cards as well.” Says Font.

Article published on 31 Aug 2016 by Aneesha Rai

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