British real estate vertical Zoopla has announced a slew of new senior hires on its product and technology team.

Jo Wickremasinghe (LinkedIn profile) joins the company as product director. She previously worked at Babylon Health and has held senior positions leading digital product teams at News UK, Which?, Microsoft and BBC. Wickremasinghe will lead a consumer product team for, Prime Location and the Zoopla mobile apps.

Simon Woodward (LinkedIn profile) also joins from Babylon Health as a product director. He will lead the re-imagining of the agent CRM product portfolio. He has also worked for Hewlett Packard.

Dan Martins (LinkedIn profile) joins as product director. His most recent role was CPO at fintech company Azimo. He will lead a team of 60 and be responsible for customer growth.

Tony Collins (LinkedIn profile) joins from Auto Trader UK as director of product design, focusing on building tools and services for Zoopla’s customers and consumers.

Sarah Guha (LinkedIn profile) joins Zoopla as consumer product lead. She will be responsible for Zoopla’s search, recommendations and listing experiences.

“The new hires bring with them unrivalled experience and a passion for innovation along with strong leadership credentials. We have no doubt they will make a real impact in our ambition to offer our customers an ever-improving set of products and services which they can use to reach their goals,” said Wascha, Zoopla’s chief product and technology officer.

Zoopla recently announced it would hire for 50 new product and technology roles based at its London HQ. At the same time, the company was planning redundancy consultations with agency software staff and was also considering shuttering two of its offices.

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