ACR Journal

51 CHANGING FACES CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai SCOTT LIGHTFOOT, PHIL DICKINSON, GIDEON MAYERS, COOLAIR SERVICES Air conditioning contractor Coolair Services has made three senior appointments with a combined 70 years of experience to further strengthen its offering to the industry. Scott Lightfoot joins as national account manager, working with existing clients and overseeing the setup of new projects. He previously held a similar role with Coolair Equipment Ltd. Phil Dickinson arrives as regional sales manager, following 17 years of service at Coolair Equipment Ltd. Both ONC and HNC qualified, Dickinson is an expert in air conditioning units and design. Gideon Mayers , also joining as regional sales manager, started in the industry in 1994 before progressing to lead engineer at Coolair Equipment Ltd in 1997. In 2001 he became junior contracts engineer within the office team and was most recently managing regional sales with 27 years of experience. Coolair Services founder John Gay said: “I’ve known Scott, Phil and Gideon for many years now and each one of them really is an expert in their own department. They have fantastic industry knowledge and are a powerful, well- cohesive team and I’m really pleased they’ve joined us.” Coolair Services, established in 1997, has offices in Manchester and London, plus engineers across the UK. LISA-JAYNE COOK, SERVICE SALES MANAGER – KEY ACCOUNTS, GEA REFRIGERATION TECHNOLOGIES. Lisa-Jayne Cook joins GEA RT as key accounts manager. Her 21 years-industry experience spans from airside heat exchanger design and manufacture to turnkey system design and project management. In her new role Lisa-Jayne will work with the national service team to further develop existing business relationships as well as securing new opportunities for growth. “I’mproud to join theGEA family at such an exciting time. Their focus on tackling climate change through Sustainable Energy Solutions as well as their commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 sets themhead and shoulders above the competition. The teamare hardworking and very welcoming; integratingwas easy and I feel like I’ve beenwith them for years already. I’m looking forward toworkingwith our clients to help themachieve their sustainability goals.” PAULINE HARRIS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, UV SAFE Low carbon disinfection and air purification systems provider UV Safe has appointed Pauline Harris as business development manager. Pauline has worked in the meat industry for more than 20 years and her CV ranges from working in production management to technical roles for ABP (Anglo Beef Products). Paul Anderson , managing director of UV Safe, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Pauline to the team. With her experience of building, maintaining and promoting relationships with customers, combined with an unparalleled knowledge of the food industry, I’ve no doubt she will be a valuable asset.” Pauline said: “Having had first-hand experience with UV Safe products in my previous roles, I’m excited to be part of this innovative business.” STEVE KEETON, CHAIR, HHIC Steve Keeton , director of external affairs and future portfolio at Vaillant Group UK, has been elected as the new chair of the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC). He has been in the industry since leaving university, working with Vaillant Group since 2000. He said: “I am delighted to have been elected as chairman of the HHIC board and look forward to being involved even more closely with the association in the future. The HHIC board members are, without exception, committed and experienced professionals who share my enthusiasm for the industry. These are changing and challenging times for the industry and it is important to have the backing of a strong team to help drive the actions to achieve our targets.” He replaces outgoing chair Andrew Keating, group service director at BDR Thermea Group. From left, Phil Dickinson, Scott Lightfoot, John Gay and Gideon Mayers

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