Matthew Pitt replaces Darren Holliday as Abode MD

Darren Holliday, Abode MD and founder, steps down after 18 years

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Darren Holliday, Managing Director of Abode, is to step down from his role after 18 years with the company.


Matthew Pitt, currently Operations Director at Abode, will take up the Managing Director role from 1st March, whilst the existing management team remains in place.

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Holliday, who founded the company in 2002, will move onto new challenges including undertaking a Master’s Degree at Leeds University.

“It has been a really hard decision to come to, but I feel like I’m ready for new challenges,” commented Darren Holliday. “I know the company is in great shape and that I’m leaving the company in really good hands with Norcros and the management team at Abode.”

Norcros CEO, Nick Kelsall, said: “Darren has worked tirelessly to grow the Abode brand into the success that it is today and I would like to thank him for his dedication and valued contribution. I would also like to offer my best wishes to Matthew in his new role at what is an incredibly important time for Abode.”


Commenting on his new role, Matthew Pitt said: “I’m really looking forward to taking the business into the next phase of its evolution and I have lots of ideas. The whole team at Abode are really passionate about what they do and it is a pleasure to be leading the company forward at such an exciting time.”