- Estate agent Purplebricks Group said it had appointed Phil Felice as interim chief executive of its US business.

Felice was the company's US sales head from 2017-to-2019 and was appointed and was appointed as executive vice president of the business earlier this year.

'We are currently assessing a number of different scenarios around how we operate in the US but remain optimisitc about the opportunity for Purplebricks here,' chief executive Vic Darvey said.

Purplebricks announced earlier this month that it would shrink the size of its US operations and exit the Australian market.

At 1:07pm: [LON:PURP] Purplebricks Group PLC share price was -2.8p at 101.2p

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