ACR Journal

33 CHANGING FACES DAVID MANSELL AND DANNY MCLAUGHLIN, COOLAIR EQUIPMENT Air conditioning specialist Coolair Equipment has continued its expansion plans with two senior appointments. David Mansell has joined the Midlands office, while Danny McLaughlin has joined the southern office in Maidstone. Both have been appointed as sales/ business development specialists. Mansell will be responsible for the sales, design and procurement of air conditioning and any associated services in the region. McLaughlin, who has 30 years’ experience within the HVAC industry, will be introducing Coolair Equipment’s service portfolio to new and existing clients. Mansell also has extensive experience across the HVAC sector with previous roles including regional sales manager for Toshiba Business Solutions and director of operations and key accounts at Celsius Solutions. He said: “My path had previously crossed with Coolair Equipment Limited during my time at Toshiba, and I have always admired the company’s professionalism. With the recent appointment of Deane Flint as commercial director, it feels like a very exciting time to join the company with their ambitious plans for growth.” McLaughlin said: “I have numerous personal goals, and for sure company goals. Both align perfectly as I want to be a key member of the team, to grow and nourish the business for many years to come. I want to develop a new product offering via Coolair, to continue to build strong client relationships and to grow our new and existing client base. For me it’s all about relationships with customers ensuring we service individual requirements to the best of our ability.” John Otterson, Coolair Equipment managing director, said: “David and Danny both bring with them considerable experience in the HVAC sector. Both have a long-term vision for their role and I am sure they will be an asset to the team.” Dave Mansell, left, and Danny McLaughlin have joined the Coolair Equipment Limited team NEIL ROBERTS, VICE-PRESIDENT, BRITISH REFRIGERATION ASSOCIATION Neil Roberts , senior technical sales manager at refrigerant specialist Climalife has been elected vice-president of the British Refrigeration Association (BRA). He will support Mark Hughes, a former colleague at Chemours, who became BRA president earlier this year. Roberts joined Climalife in April after 12 years at Chemours, and previously spent five years at DuPont (UK) as business manager fire extinguishants EMEA. He said: “After so many years working in the industry I’m really pleased to be able give something back. I can assure all the members that I will strive to play my part in taking the BRA forward as the industry has to change to move towards low emissions solutions.” Mark Hughes said: “I would like to warmly welcome Neil to the role of vice-president. His proven industry experience will be invaluable to the BRA in steering our initiatives and reaching our targets in 2022 and beyond.” CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai CMYK / .ai

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