Howard de Walden hires former Shaftesbury exec

The Howard de Walden Estate has appointed Rob Kirk as its interim retail and leisure director for Marylebone Village.

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The former Shaftesbury portfolio executive will be taking over from Jenny Casebourne from early next year when she goes on maternity leave.

Casebourne joined the Howard de Walden Estate in October last year from JLL, where she was a director within the central London retail team.

Andrew Hynard, chief executive of the Howard de Walden Estate, said: “Rob’s experience of integrating retail and leisure