MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 31, 2013 /CNW/ - Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada (BHGREC), Canada's premier lifestyle real estate brokerage, announced today that Brad Clayton has joined the company in the role of Director of Franchise Development. Clayton brings a wealth of real estate and franchise sales expertise to BHGREC, and will focus his efforts on continuing to grow momentum for the company's brand in Canada and building an industry-leading network of franchisees.
"We are very excited to welcome Brad as a key member of the BHGREC team. We were immediately impressed by his many accomplishments, which include numerous recognitions as top producer at Realogy, and his proven ability to successfully navigate mergers and acquisitions and franchise development ," said Rob Vanden Broek, President, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada. "Brad's experience makes him a perfect fit for BHGREC as we continue to grow Canada's only premier lifestyle real estate brand in Canada."
Prior to joining BHGREC, Clayton demonstrated a proven record for results. He closed some of the largest, multimillion dollar deals in Realogy history, and generated $27 million (US) in sales in 2011. While at Realogy, Clayton consistently performed within the top five percent of all sales producers. For this, Clayton also won the company's sales achievement awards for four consecutive years, from 2008 to 2011. Clayton also has extensive experience in negotiating complex, structured M&A deals exceeding $10 million.
"I'm thrilled to be a part of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada team and to be coming on board at a time of incredible growth and momentum in the market," said Clayton. "The company is well-known as an iconic lifestyle brand, and the market has never been more receptive to our offering. I can't wait to help achieve our growth plans in Canada and to help make 2013 our best year to date."
For more information on Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada and franchising opportunities please visit: www.BHGCanada.ca.
About Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada is a lifestyle real estate brand that offers a full range of services to brokers, sales associates and home buyers and sellers. Using innovative technology, sophisticated business systems and the broad appeal of a lifestyle brand, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada embodies the future of the real estate industry while remaining grounded in the tradition of home. My Lifestyle Brand Inc. is a master franchisor of the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate brand. The growing Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Canada network consists of its first franchisee, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Signature Service, comprised of two offices and 90 agents in the Greater Toronto Area. For more information, please visit www.BHGCanada.ca.
Better Homes and Gardens® is a registered trademark of Meredith Corporation licensed to Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC and Realogy Corporation and used with permission. Each Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Franchise is independently owned and operated.
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