March 9, 2015
Partners at commercial property firm Vail Williams have appointed Matthew Samuel-Camps as its new chief executive. Ian Rudland, the firm's current CEO, is stepping down after 17 years at the helm, as part of the firm's continued development and succession planning. Ian will continue as a Partner in the business.
Ian Rudland commented, "I have thoroughly enjoyed leading Vail Williams as its CEO, since 1997. Leading the firm as it has grown from strength to strength has been a great experience and I am now looking forward to continuing to work with clients and helping to deliver continued growth in our business. At the same time, I will be working to support Matthew in his new role."
Commenting on his appointment as chief executive, Matthew Samuel-Camps said, "I am honoured to have been asked to lead the firm as it enters an exciting period in its development. After a tough period, the property market is gaining in confidence and Vail Williams is well placed to continue to take advantage of that renewal. I am looking forward to working with my colleagues in the firm, to build on the considerable success we have had over the years and our focus on outstanding client service."
Samuel-Camps added, "Ian's leadership has made a huge contribution to the success of Vail Williams over very many years. I'm delighted that he is continuing as part of the equity partnership team, taking the business forward."