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New Managing Director for Persimmon South Yorkshire

26 October 2022

A new Managing Director has been appointed to head up operations across South Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire.

Mark Parker joins with over 40 years of experience in the housebuilding industry spanning a range of well-known industry names.

Parker takes responsibility for over 120 Persimmon employees at the regional office in Harworth where Persimmon’s Brick and Tile Works is also located.

He will oversee progress on 10 sites throughout South Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire, including the 495 unit Manor Farm development in Bessacarr, Doncaster.

Commenting on his new role, Mark said “I’m thrilled to be joining Persimmon and head up the South Yorkshire team at what is a really exciting time for the business. With several developments already underway and applications progressing well with planning authorities, I’m looking forward to working with communities, local businesses and policy makers to deliver much needed, high-quality new homes for the people of South Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire.”

Regional Managing Director Karl Wiseman said “Mark is a fantastic addition to the Persimmon team. I’m delighted to have such a respected industry figure on board and I look forward to working closely with him.”

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