By Legal Futures’ Associate SearchFlow
SearchFlow – the UK’s leading provider of property search solutions and legal reports – has today announced the appointment of Tom Quirke as managing director. Tom, who has almost twenty years senior management experience in Internationally-recognised businesses, including De La Rue and Motorola, will drive SearchFlow’s business and growth strategy.
With a consistent track record of growing revenue, Tom will be responsible for the leadership and development of SearchFlow’s UK-wide business and in solidifying the company’s market leading position. Tom will report to Simon Brown, CEO of SearchFlow’s parent company, Landmark Information Group.
Tom joins SearchFlow with a wealth of senior management experience as managing director, vice president and general manager positions, in addition to strategy, marketing, product engineering and software management. He has worked across multiple industry sectors including telecoms, retail, IT, finance and manufacturing.
Simon Brown, CEO of Landmark Information Group said, “The property market is evolving and SearchFlow is in a strong position to help property lawyers and conveyancers to streamline and digitise key aspects of the residential and commercial transaction process. With its technology expertise, financial backing and people, Tom is the right person to help spearhead our growth plans, and we are delighted to welcome him to the team.”
Adds Tom Quirke, “The property industry is on a digitisation journey and it is clear that information and data are the backbone of the new economy; what our customers want is speed, transparency, ease of use and outstanding customer service. With the backing of our parent company Landmark Information Group – a part of DMGT Plc – SearchFlow has the technology and resources to invest in and transform the conveyancing search space and ultimately support our customers both now and in the long term.
“Having worked in blue chip and Fortune 500 companies in the telecoms and technology industries, I’ve experienced the opportunities that emerging technologies can bring. The property market is on this digital transformation journey and I look forward the opportunity that lies ahead in building SearchFlow’s market leading position and in continuing to support our customers’ needs.”
Tom holds a Ph.D. in Telecommunications from Leeds University and a first-class degree in electronic and electrical engineering.
With more than one million conveyancing searches run every year for over 2,000 legal clients across England and Wales, SearchFlow is regarded as one of the leading providers of comprehensive searches, surveys, identity checks and conveyancing insurance solutions.