Century 21 has appointed Michael Clarke to the newly-created role of franchise development manager role as part of its ambitions for growth in New Zealand.
Century 21 New Zealand
national manager Geoff Barnett
says, “The creation and importance of this role shows just how much Century 21 will be driving growth in the coming years.
“We are keen to open more franchised offices, carrying the Century 21 branding, around New Zealand.”
With a Bachelor of Business Studies in Marketing, Clarke is an established licenced real estate agent selling business for the past 11 years and brings experience in the challenges and opportunities franchise businesses can present.
He says he’s excited to be part of Century 21 and is impressed with the technology investment the company has undertaken in recent years.
“Increasingly, what’s appealing to existing and prospective real estate franchise owners is Century 21’s unbeatable international reach and contacts. Its global appeal really sets the Century 21 brand apart from the rest,” says Clarke.
“This investment now provides Century 21 franchisees with cutting edge technology in real time and unlimited tools. This not only maximizes success opportunities for franchise owners and sales staff but provides a superior real estate experience for our clients,” says Clarke.
Century 21 New Zealand has also employed Sara Bickerton as its franchise co-ordinator, who will also be based in its Auckland head office.