Hortons’ Estate Ltd hires new financial controller

26 August 2021

Independent property company, Hortons’ Estate Ltd has announced the appointment of a new financial controller as one of two additions to its team.

Qualified management accountant, Kirsty Shaw joins Hortons’ from Midlands-based property company, Sheet Anchor and will be responsible for managing the Group’s accounting and finance functions.

Kirsty has gained a broad range of experience through a number of previous accounting roles with One Stop Stores and West Midlands Combined Authority.

She is joined by Laura Craig who has been appointed property accountant. Laura has previously worked at Cushman & Wakefield and was most recently a client accountant for Avison Young in Birmingham.

David Freeman, finance director of Hortons’ said: “Kirsty and Laura are welcome additions and their skills and experience will enhance an already strong team. I look forward to working with them at a time when Hortons’ is looking forward to further growth, as it continues to expand its already impressive property and development portfolio.”

Kirsty Shaw said: “This is a great opportunity to join one of the most respected and long standing property companies in the Midlands. Hortons’ has a successful and dedicated team, with a board of directors who really understand the business inside out. I am excited to be part of its ongoing growth and development.”