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RE/MAX Holdings Appoints New Chief Information Officer

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Former Fathom Realty executive Grady Ligon has joined the company, bringing more than 20 years of experience in financial and brokerage technology.

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RE/MAX Holdings has tapped former Fathom Realty executive Grady Ligon to be its newest chief information officer, according to an announcement on Monday.

In his new position, Ligon will be responsible for accelerating growth and strengthening integrations among RE/MAX Holdings’ subsidiaries including RE/MAX.

Stephen Joyce | RE/MAX

“Grady is a proven, highly effective professional who fits right in with the leadership teams of our two industry-leading brands,” RE/MAX Holdings CEO Steve Joyce said in a press release. “His vast experience and track record make him the ideal leader to continue the technology evolution happening within our brands.”

“He has vision, moves quickly, and is skilled at mobilizing resources to stay ahead of the competition and accelerate growth,” he added. “I look forward to seeing what he can accomplish as part of the RE/MAX Holdings organization.”

Before joining RE/MAX Holdings, Ligon was the chief information officer for North Carolina-based brokerage Fathom Realty and its tech subsidiary intelliAgent. During his two-year tenure, Ligon spearheaded the brokerage’s merger and acquisition strategy and oversaw the expansion of intelliAgent.

Prior to Fathom, the Baylor University graduate had a decades-long technology management career with some of the nation’s most recognizable brands including Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Prudential Real Estate Services, Prudential Real Estate and Relocation and J.P. Morgan. Ligon also owns and operates a digital technology consulting firm, Safis Digital.

Grady Ligon

“RE/MAX Holdings is a world-class company that needs no introduction, and I’m thrilled to be joining this exceptional team,” Ligon said of his new role. “I’m excited to help develop a comprehensive tech strategy closely aligned with our business strategy across these leading brands.”

“There’s a lot to like about the foundation already in place, and I believe we can build an even greater technology edge with even more value for all stakeholders,” he added.

Ligon’s appointment comes on the heels of several major developments within RE/MAX Holdings’ subsidiaries, namely RE/MAX’s newest partnership with Inside Real Estate to launch MAX/Tech Powered by kvCORE.

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