Heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK has expanded its team following a year of strong growth with the appointment of Andrew Buttree as UK key account manager for merchants.
Andrew has 17 years of experience within the merchant sector, specifically within the plumbing and heating industry. He will focus on targeting business growth and awareness amongst small, medium and national UK merchants, particularly in the electric heating ranges that Stiebel Eltron offer. This is alongside working with architects and developers to create new specifications for the market to increase the firm's presence in the UK’s growing residential development sector.
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Mr Thomson began his career in 1972 as a technician apprentice with Sadia Airofreeze, studying at Willesden College of Technology. Following completion of his training, he installed and serviced supermarket display cabinets and cold rooms for BOC Linde – later joining Subcool, which specialised in commissioning large centrifugal and absorption chillers, where he rose to the position of director.
Spirotech UK has appointed a new Area Sales Manager for the West Midlands to help drive awareness of its market leading products with merchants, specifiers and installers.
Dave Goodyer joins the fast-growing team and is well placed to drive sales with over three decades of industry experience. Prior to joining Spirotech, Dave held a key account manager role with Wolseley and during his 22 years with the leading distributor of heating and plumbing products, built up an extensive network of contacts as well as invaluable industry knowledge.
Paul Harmer IEng MEI MIET FCIPHE has joined the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineering (CIPHE) as a Technical Director. He will be working on some exciting new initiatives to support the technical development of the Institute.
Since Paul’s career began 22 years ago as a heating apprentice, he has worked around the world on various high value engineering projects within the heating, cooling and plumbing industry. Through this, he has gained a wealth of experience covering development and innovation of software, product design, building services design and manufacturing.
Paul has worked in Germany, in conjunction with various European manufacturers, on the innovation and development of renewable technologies. Following on from this, he worked for Reliance Worldwide in the UK, Canada and Australia, setting up the technical infrastructure for their warm water underfloor heating range of products.
Duncan Cooper has been appointed as the new Chairman of ADEY Professional Heating Solutions.
Europe’s largest water treatment manufacturer serving the domestic and commercial heating sector, in a role set to further strengthen the firm’s expansion in the UK and international markets.
Cooper joins the fast-growing business after almost 20 years with the Grundfos Group, most recently as Americas Managing Director and Group Senior Vice President, based in Chicago, USA, with responsibility for ten companies across the Americas, including four in the United States.
Underpinning its ongoing commitment to provide superior quality products and complete customer satisfaction, Calorex continues to strengthen its in-house team.
Newly appointed a new Purchasing Manager, two new Buyers and an internal transfer from their Production Planning department.
Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe SAS has appointed Enrique Flórez as Vice President and General Manager Europe with effect from 1st June 2016.
As part of his new role, Flórez, will define Hitachi’s ‘go-to-market’ strategies and will lead its planned growth in Europe, taking responsibility for developing and maximising the synergies between the joint venture of Johnson Controls and Hitachi Air Conditioning Europe to exceed customers’ expectations.
Ben Hampton has started in his role as the Regional Specification Sales Manager for the Central Region. His role will concentrate on developing key contractor and merchant relationships across the Midlands, East Anglia and Central Wales. Ben boasts a wealth of technical knowledge within the HVAC fittings industry thanks to his time working within controls at Sauter Automation and Western Automation.
Ben said: “I joined Conex Bänninger because it is a prestigious brand. The qualities of the products speak for themselves. The opportunity to work within a group the size of IBP was one I could not turn down"
With over 15 years’ experience within the heating and hot water industry, Shaun Mansbridge has been appointed the new Business Development Director for Bosch Commercial and Industrial, following the retirement of Geoff Hobbs earlier this year.
Swedish heat pump manufacturer, NIBE, has appointed Robin Adderley as its new UK sales and marketing director.
Robin has been the UK company's national sales manager for the last three years, and has over years' experience in the plumbing and heating industry. He joined NINE in 2009 as technical sales engineer, and will now be in charge of building NIBE sales of ground and air source heat pumps, as well as its raneg of biomass boilers and solar thermal collectors.
NIBE managing director Phil Hurley said:
“Robin’s knowledge and passion for the industry – matched with his strong background in sales and marketing, and the fact that he knows the NIBE business inside out – means there couldn’t be a better person for this role.”
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