Michaela Lancaster has been appointed sales director at Barratt Homes' North West division, joining from Countrywide.
Lancaster has also worked at Miller Homes, Gladedale Homes, Countryside Homes, Bett Homes, and Gleeson Homes.
She replaced Jason Newton who is now at Redrow. There are around 100 people based at Barratt's Manchester office.
Lancaster said: "It's a fantastic time to be joining the business and I hope that the knowledge, experience and expertise that I will bring will only see the division continue to grow."
Neil Goodwin, managing director at Barratt Manchester, said: "Barratt Manchester is going from strength to strength, our business growth remains in line with our three year plan and we have opened 10 new developments in the past nine months. Michaela's experience will be invaluable in driving sales performance across 26 developments in addition to contributing to the broader aspects of the business."