CFO   |   UK/EU   |   11th May 2020

Purplebricks appoint Andy Botha as CFO


Purplebricks, the listed online estate agency has announced that its CFO James Davies will be replaced by Andrew Botha.

Botha joins from online travel group Secret Escapes and was previously Group CFO at ZPG, the digital media business that owns and operates brands including Zoopla, PrimeLocation, uSwitch and

He has also worked for a number of other publicly quoted and privately-owned digital businesses, including, Betfair and Notonthehighstreet.

Botha has more than 25 years' business experience and brings with him a background in corporate finance, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, strategic planning and risk management.

Paul Pindar, Chairman of Purplebricks, said: "On behalf of the Board I would like to thank James for his hard work and dedication during his tenure at Purplebricks."

"We wish him the very best with his future endeavours. I am delighted to welcome Andy to the Board as Chief Financial Officer. Andy has a remarkable track record in growing digital businesses, and I look forward to working with him and the executive management team to execute Purplebricks's strategy."

Botha will work alongside CEO Vic Darvey who was placed at Purplebricks by Renaissance in January 2019.

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