Insights / blog

August 15, 2023

Talented Business Development Manager joins North East technology firm, clixifix®

clixifix® a PropTech and ConTech business based in Sunderland, are delighted to announce that Chris Pickard has joined the business as their Business Development Manager.

Chris brings a wealth of experience to clixifix® having previously spent five and a half years at tailored homebuyer solution experts, Classic Folios, by leading the team in supporting existing customers as well as being responsible for all new business in the east of the country.

Prior to Classic Folios, Chris worked as an estate agent in Winchester for 12 years. With over 15 years working in property and account management Chris will be able to bring undeniable expertise that will help elevate clixifix®. With significant experience, Chris is able to support the onboarding, implementation and communication with multiple customers while helping other departments in delivering their KPIs.

Having already built an understanding of the property market, Chris will be able to quickly and efficiently build relationships with existing and new customers along with developing a customer acquisition strategy.

Chris explains why he wanted to join clixifix® and what he feels he will bring to the business,

“I heard glowing references from people within the business, it will be a great challenge for me and I feel like my experience and expertise will drive success and help the business grow.

I am excited about venturing into a growing area of the construction and property industry. With a broad scope of customers across the industry, I look forward to adding to my knowledge of the house building sector.”

James Farrell, CEO and co-founder of clixifix®, says:

“We are delighted to welcome Chris to the clixifix® team. Having previously worked in the technology and property industry, Chris will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience that can help grow and develop our business. We believe Chris will be a great fit for our team and we can’t wait to start working with him.”

What is clixifix®?

clixifix® provides defect and repair resolution software that will deliver lower costs and higher customer satisfaction. Their software is being used by housebuilders, principal contractors, subcontractors and housing associations. Simple to implement, clixifix® instantly creates tickets, delegates jobs, and collaborates with stakeholders. clixifix® has recently launched an innovative Technicians App to help improve efficiency within their defect management platform.

Also available as an app on mobile devices, clixifix® will revolutionise the last mile customer engagement, providing geo location mapping and messaging technology, real-time tracking of the service technician, accurate ETAs, and two-way communication. In a revolutionary move in the sector, the clixifix® app will deliver the same user experience that consumers enjoy with household brands such as Amazon, Uber, DPD and Just Eat.


Contact details: David Bootle
Allies Group
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