Osborne appoints new Group Chief Executive

Osborne announces it has appointed a new Group Chief Executive, who will join the company in early 2023.

Mark Hoyland who will join Osborne as its new Group Chief Executive | PBSA News
Mark Hoyland who will join Osborne as its new Group Chief Executive.

Developer, builder, offsite manufacturer and property maintenance business – Osborne – announces it has appointed Mark Hoyland as its Group Chief Executive, who will join the company in early 2023, when the Interim Group Chief Executive will step down. Mark has extensive senior leadership experience across development, construction, housing, maintenance and property services sectors, latterly as Group Chief Executive of leading housing provider, Orbit.

“I am delighted to be joining Osborne. It is a Group with a strong heritage and reputation, clear commitment to the customer and deeply embedded values. Osborne has a huge opportunity ahead with the ability to successfully grow each part of the Group. I greatly look forward to working with the team to build a sector leading business, maximising the potential for our customers, colleagues, investors and partners.”

Mark Hoyland

At Orbit, Mark led a programme of innovation and growth. This included the development of Orbit’s customer-centric corporate strategy, delivering strong and robust financial results, building 6,600 new homes, maintaining over 45,000 properties and creating a values-led performance driven culture. This saw Orbit recognised as a Best Companies Sunday Times Top 100 Company.

Mark’s previous roles also included Managing Director of Balfour Beatty Engineering Services and Chief Executive at CityWest Homes. His early career was spent with Wimpey Construction. Mark was also a Non-Executive Director at Dolphin Square Foundation.

“Mark’s extensive experience, alongside his passion for the customer and commitment to the built environment complements the Osborne vision. As Group Chief Executive he will lead the Group and develop our strategic focus on sustainability, energy efficient design and development.

“With Mark’s appointment, Dave Smith will step down as Interim Group Chief Executive in early 2023. Dave will continue to play an important role in our future as a member of our Group Board and I would like to thank him for his outstanding effort in leading the Group over the last year and for his ongoing commitment and support.”

Andrew Osborne, Chairman, Osborne