Savills has recruited Cory Askew to head up its newly established South West London Parks region.
Askew joins from Chestertons having worked throughout London and rising to become the estate agency’s head of sales.
He will oversee the Wimbledon, Barnes, East Sheen, Richmond and Teddington sales teams and will be based in Wimbledon, picking up the head of office baton from James Morrison who remains with the business.
Robin Chatwin will continue as regional head for the remaining offices in the region covering Fulham, Putney, Wandsworth, Clapham, Northcote Road and Battersea. Local experts across all teams will continue to work closely together to drive forward Savills sales operation in south west London.
Liza-Jane Kelly, head of Savills London Residential, said: “We are thrilled to have appointed Cory to head up the newly formed South West London Parks region – an area of the capital that shows exceptional levels of growth.
“Cory will be a real asset to our London residential business and his appointment reflects our aim to build clear market leadership while providing the very best levels of service to our clients.”
Andrew Perratt, head of Savills Residential, added: “I’m delighted that Cory has agreed to join us and build on the successes achieved under Robin Chatwin’s stewardship. He is a great fit for Savills. This heralds an exciting new chapter for our London residential business and I know his skills fit well with our growth strategy.”