Property news: Association new leaders

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The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) have named their new incoming presidential team.

Jan Hӱytch from Arnolds Keys LLP has been appointed President of the NAEA, taking over from Mark Hayward who has served in the position for the past year. Outgoing ARLA President Jane Ingram is replaced by Susan Fitz-Gibbon, of Fitz-Gibbon, as ARLA President.

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Jan Hyӱtch began her career with Arnolds in 1993 and rose through the firm to become the first female partner in its 100-year history. Susan Fitz-Gibbon founded Fitz-Gibbon Residential in 1988, now Fitz-Gibbon, and has been a member of ARLA for 23 years.

Other appointments include Gary Harper as President of the National Association of Valuers and Auctioneers (NAVA) and David Broschomb as Chair of The Institution of Commercial and Business Agents (ICBA). Gary has 21 years’ experience in corporate recovery and insolvency asset valuations, having previously worked in the commercial property and land buying sectors for 12 years. David has worked in the licensed trade and leisure industry for over 20 years, more than ten of which have been in the business transfer agency and property market.

There have also been additional changes, with Simon Gerrard announced President Elect of the NAEA and Valerie Bannister appointed President Elect of ARLA.

NAEA and ARLA have also named Martyn Baum from Hartleys Estate Agents as Vice President of NAEA and Peter Savage from Landmark Estates as Vice President of ARLA.

Both Mark Hayward and Ian Potter will continue in their roles as managing directors of NAEA and ARLA respectively.