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Hometrack appoints new CEO

Hometrack, the housing information business, has appointed Simon Allen as its new chief executive officer.

Allen has spent the last seven years of his career at Capital One where he held the position of vice president of international operations.

A graduate of Bristol University and Harvard Business School, Allens career has been spent largely in the financial sector, both in this country and America.

He says: This is such a good opportunity Hometrack is at the forefront of driving change in the mortgage lending business and its exciting to be a part of it.

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