Hugh Fell Retires From George F White

15th January 2015

Leading Northern land and property specialists George F White have today announced that Hugh Fell is to step down as Managing Partner.

Hugh who joined the business in 1985 and became Managing Partner in 1995 will be retiring from the George F White Partnership with effect from 30th April this year.

Partner Robyn Peat has been appointed as Managing Partner.

Over the last 30 years Hugh has become a well-known figure in the rural and business scene. He has been fundamental in the growth of George F White, a nationally recognised firm, which now has a team of 120 and operates from 7 different offices from Duns, in the Scottish Borders, to Shiptonthorpe, just outside York.

Hugh, 54, will work alongside the business as a consultant.

“I am certain George F White will continue to grow and thrive under Robyn’s leadership. One of the businesses biggest successes has been bringing together enthusiastic, brilliant people who can really make a difference to our clients. I believe in the potential of our younger team who are vital to keeping the business vibrant and viable into the future” comments Hugh.

Mr Peat paid tribute to the work done by Mr Fell: “Hugh has worked tirelessly with energy and enthusiasm to build the George F White business to what it is today. He has laid the foundations to ensure continued growth and longevity of the business.”

“We have a team of excellent people and the future of the business is exciting. Operating in the land, property, and business sectors we offer a diverse portfolio of services from Planning and Development, Architecture, and Estate and Portfolio management to Energy projects, and Business Strategy and Management, and we will continue to grow and deliver innovative solutions by understanding the potential of our team and the needs of our clients.”

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