Ernie McDonald, Fernox general manager.
Mr McDonald has technical and commercial knowledge, expertise and key relationships with a wide range of industry professionals across both domestic and commercial markets.
His impact on driving the industry forward in terms of best practice is shows through the role he played in establishing the initial Benchmark Scheme and acting as the first chair of the Domestic Water Treatment Association (now BEAMA Water).
In the last 20 years at Fernox, Mr McDonald has successfully driven the business forward against a changing market landscape. This has included the adoption of condensing boilers, extended boiler warranties, changes to Part L of the Building Regulations, the adoption of the environmental and energy efficiency agenda and the emergence of filter technology.
Mr McDonald commented: “I feel very proud to have played my part in raising awareness of chemical water treatment and filters, and seeing their uptake through regulation and best practice.
“It is a fantastic industry to work in, made up of diverse skilled and passionate individuals. Our ability as an industry to adapt, collaborate and invest in new and improved products and technologies is key to our success. I look forward to taking Fernox on the next stage of our own journey.”