Thailand-based real estate marketplace FazWaz has appointed James Whitehead as CEO of FazWaz-kh.com, its new Cambodian property marketplace.

Whitehead (LinkedIn profile) previously worked at Cambodian property classifieds Realestate.com.kh and Laos property site Banlao.la. Both are part of Australia-based Digital Classifieds Group.

James Whitehead

RealEstate.com.kh, which Whitehead left in 2018, joined forces with FazWaz to exchange listings and share leads with agents. The duo is hoping to unseat Dot Property, which currently dominates the market.

Launched by FazWaz Group in 2015, the business wants to increase agents’ share in commission pie and yet pass on investment benefits to the end-consumer.

“FazWaz represents a new way to do real estate business. Its ultimate goal is to give anyone an opportunity to make money from real estate industry in Cambodia, and provide the best and safest possible investment avenues to end buyers,” said Whitehead.

FazWaz operates across Asia, Africa, Middle East, Europe and America.

Other team members include business development manager Moek Chenda (LinkedIn profile) who founded Realestate.com.kh and chief operating officer Shengwei Zhao (LinkedIn profile).

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