FirstPort appoints new Head of Technology

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FirstPort, the UK’s leading residential property services provider, has appointed Andrew Urwin as its new Head of Technology. 

Appointed into the brand new position, Urwin will play a leading role in delivering FirstPort’s vision of ‘People First’ technology.  
 
Through significant investment in its digital integration programme, FirstPort is developing industry-leading solutions, integrating systems to streamline communications and optimise operations for the benefit of FirstPort’s customers, employees and partners. 
 
Urwin joins FirstPort having previously worked at DevOpsGroup, helping numerous businesses to integrate new, innovative technologies and brings a wealth of experience and expertise. A specialist in digital transformation, Andrew will play a key role in implementing FirstPort’s vision of delivering services underpinned by new technology to help make customers’ lives easier. 
 
Urwin is among less than 30 people in the UK to be recognised by Microsoft as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, for his skill and solutions he has built in Microsoft Azure. 
 
Urwin says: “I am excited to join FirstPort at a time where digital integration is a key part of the company’s vision for future success. 
 
“I am passionate about helping businesses optimise their customer experience, through a continual strive for innovation. I look forward to helping FirstPort stay on the cutting edge of technology and constantly remain up to date with any major changes which could help or affect our customers. 
 
“Through FirstPort’s new digital strategy, we will implement market-leading solutions, to improve the way we work with customers, colleagues and suppliers, allowing us to further enhance the service that we provide.”