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Countrywide’s Wareham is surveying chief

Countrywide has appointed Paul Wareham as managing director of its surveying services division.

Wareham, who was previously director of field operations for the surveying division, joined Countrywide in 2013. Prior to that he was Colleys’ senior manager of commercial development and held posts in Lloyds Banking Group.

Wareham says: “We will continue to put our corporate partners and third-party customers at the heart of what we do.”

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