Andrew Cornelius has been appointed Group Chief Executive for the Stonebond Group of Companies.
Andrew joined the premium housebuilder in 2019 and most recently held the position of Chief Operating Officer, having previously served as Chief Financial Officer.
Andrew has more than 15 years of industry experience having previously held senior positions within two of the major listed housebuilders Berkeley Group plc and Countryside Properties plc.
Commenting, Richard and Graham Cherry, Co-Chairmen of Stonebond, said:
“We are delighted to confirm Andrew’s appointment as Group Chief Executive. Since joining us in 2019 he has successfully led the strategic direction and regional growth of the business. His background in finance coupled with his strong commercial acumen and ability to influence others, ideally positions him to lead the expansion of the Group to deliver 1,000 homes per annum by 2025 and achieve our stock market listing aspirations”.
“I am delighted with the strong operational progress we have achieved at Stonebond over the past few years with regional operations in Chelmsford, St Albans and Sevenoaks delivering much needed private and affordable homes across the Northern and Southern Home Counties. We have very ambitious growth plans underpinned by our robust mixed tenure strategy and our exceptional team of people which provides us with the ideal operating platform for future success. I am very grateful for the support of our people, our supply chain, our partners and our customers who are all vital to the long-term sustainable growth of the business. I look forward to working with all of our stakeholders to deliver upon our exciting growth plans in an ethical, environmentally responsible and sustainable manner.”
Stonebond is currently selling new homes from Orchard Gardens, Melbourn and Woodside Place, Langdon Hills and has a pipeline of more than 800 homes in planning promotion and over £500m in GDV.