Barrie Welsh is Hamworthy’s new technical sales manager. Starting out in the industry as plumbing and heating engineer apprentice, he soon joined an industrial gas company and has been employed in the commercial and industrial sectors ever since.
Over the last three decades Mr Welsh has worked on a vast array of machinery, from steam equipment, high pressure water heating and large space heating to industrial process plants and sizeable district heating schemes. In recent years, he has been managing district heating schemes along with supervising and training engineers.
Terry Simmonds has joined Hamworthy Heating from contractor Invicta Building Services where he was business development manager. With nearly 30 years of experience in the heating sector, he has worked for plumbers’ merchants and other well-known names in the industry such as AO Smith, Rinnai, Lochinvar, as well as ACV which was recently acquired by Groupe Atlantic - of which Hamworthy Heating is also a part).
As area sales manager for Hamworthy, Mr Simmonds will be responsible for customers in Kent, East London and Essex.
Simon Dobson has been in the industry for 20 years, working for heating contractors and specialising in commercial heating and ventilation for the last 15 years. A fully qualified engineer, Mr Dobson will now advise Hamworthy customers as area sales manager in the East Midlands.
Mr Dobson has held a variety of past roles, from heating engineer to technical services manager. He also worked as a contracts manager for MCL Energy, where he was in charge of planning, design and specification of installations and managing the team of engineers. Most recently, he managed service, repair and installation projects at NerG.