New leadership team for Pipe Center and Climate Center

Published:  11 April, 2014

Pipe Center and Climate Center have seen some structural changes, announced by managing director Lee Jon Newman, forming part of the company’s growth agenda.

With Mr Newman at its head, the new leadership team comprises sales director Kevin Hartshorne, national accounts director Geoff Stone, commercial director Andy McEwan, sourcing director David Beattie, Scotland director Iain Mills, finance director Richard Jones, and Chris Banner in the newly created role of branch director.

Mr Newman said: “The new structure is designed with customers in mind, putting them at the heart of our business and positioning us to take advantage of the growth opportunities I believe will arise.

“I am delighted that Pipe Center and Climate Center’s new leadership team includes several senior managers from the business with many years’ service, deployed in new roles, plus talented people from the wider Wolseley family and outside the business.

“I am confident that the new team contains the right balance of industry experience, fresh thinking, energy and ideas, and we are looking forward to working with customers and suppliers to deliver an even better result for clients.”

He added: “It is an exciting time to be part of the industry. As we emerge from a challenging couple of years, I am very optimistic for the future.”

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