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UK Sales Director - SmartRent

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​SmartRent is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced technologist Muir Baxter as UK Sales Director to its recently formed operation in the UK. Muir will be based in London and is responsible for the UK and IE markets.

Muir has over 11 years’ experience delivering smart technology into the built environment with a particular focus on large scale build to rent, build to sell and student accommodation developments alongside international world renowned hotel projects. 

“Over the past year, we have been engaging with some of the UK’s top build to rent (BTR) and student accommodation (PBSA) operators. It is clear that SmartRent offers an enterprise IoT solution that provides a terrific amenity to residents and unlocks operating efficiencies and effectiveness for operators,” said Phil Lamb, SVP International for SmartRent. “Adding Muir to our team provides deep technical expertise and UK experience. Our clients will certainly benefit by having Muir as a trusted advisor.”

Muir Baxter – UK Sales Director – “I am really excited to be joining the team at SmartRent as it was clear from the outset that their ambitions and my passion for smart building technology were well aligned. The company has already proven itself as one of the most innovative and respected companies in the PropTech sector and I look forward to helping realise the potential of this fast-growing company with the ultimate aim of helping developers and operators construct and manage better performing buildings.”

SmartRent is the industry leading solution for enterprise IoT solutions. Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, SmartRent has operations in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, and Croatia.

deverellsmith were appointed to complete the executive search . Senior Vice President of SmartRent, Phil Lamb said “We engaged Nick Hammond of deverellsmith to recruit for a key position in the UK. I was impressed with his careful and methodical process. Furthermore, Nick is very well connected in Build to Rent (BTR) which was reflected throughout the process. I was very impressed with Nick and his firm throughout the process and can highly recommend them for key recruiting assignments.”

Nick Hammond is Head of Build to Rent, Europe at deverellsmith, responsible for group strategy and executive search, catering for senior and executive leadership appointments. His team delivers recruitment and strategic consultancy across the management, development and investment disciplines of the build to rent sector within the UK and Europe, working in conjunction with our US offices to expand the transatlantic multifamily offering.

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