Cottages.com has appointed Shelley D’Arcy from Sykes Holiday Cottages as vice president of property recruitment.
D’Arcy will lead the property recruitment team of over 100 and be tasked with to driving growth across the business in the holiday let market.
The cottages.com brand currently manages more than 21,000 holiday properties across the UK, Ireland, France and Italy.
D’Arcy has 10 years of experience at Sykes Holiday Cottages, where she was head of UK property recruitment. Previous to her experience in holiday letting, she worked in financial services for over 10 years in sales operations and process management roles.
She said: “I’m thrilled to be joining the senior leadership team and helping move cottages.com to its next exciting chapter. We’ve already had an excellent start to the year with strong growth in recruiting new owners and I’m looking forward to playing a lasting and significant role in the brand’s future.”
Simon Altham, chief portfolio officer at parent company Awaze UK, said: “We’re delighted that Shelley has joined us. She is one of the most respected and highly sought-after property recruitment directors within the industry and her strong experience in similar roles across the sector makes her the perfect fit to lead our growth in properties across the UK and Europe.”