Multi Development has appointed Michael O’Hagan as commercial director.

He has joined Multi Development from Green Property, an Irish property investment and development firm based in Dublin and headed by the well-known Stephen Vernon. O'Hagan has also worked at Westfield UK, Marks & Spencer, Etam, Boots and Arcadia Group.

His role at Multi Development will include responsibility for all aspects of the commercial and asset management activities of the company’s UK and Ireland property portfolio, which represents a combined investment value of £1bn.

O’Hagan said he was keen to get involved with the retail property company’s development schemes in Belfast, Bath and Wolverhampton, as well as playing a role in developing, leasing, owning and operating other schemes across the UK and Ireland.