Former Redrow Lancashire boss will now lead David Wilson Homes North-west

Barratt has hired a new managing director for its north west arm.

Claire Jarvis will take over as managing director for Barratt division David Wilson Homes North-west, succeeding Robert Holbrook. The North-west division built 600 homes last year.

Claire Jarvis

Claire Jarvis, the new managing director of David Wilson Homes North-west

In its end-of-year trading update in June, Barratt Homes said it had completed a total of 17,206 homes for the year. 

Jarvis will join the North-west arm of Barratt developments from Redrow Lancashire, where she was managing director for over three years. Prior to that, she served as sales and marketing director since 2012.

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Jarvis previously worked at Persimmon Homes, initially as a sales and marketing manager, and later as a director.

She has also worked at the estate agency Hamptons International, holding the role of associate director. In this role, Jarvis set up and ran the North-west of England office. Prior to this, Jarvis served as head of sales at Knight Frank.

Holbrook, Jarvis’ predecessor, left David Wilson Homes North-west in May this year. He took on the position of managing director at Jones Homes, a Chesire-based housebuilder.

Jarvis is also chair of the Home Builders Federation’s North West Managing Director’s group.