Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

New technology director spearheads RW growth

Willie Byrne has been appointed technology director by holding company the GDC Group to steer the anticipated growth in the Robinson Willey (RW) brand.
Formerly with Valor, Mr Byrne has more than 25 years experience in the fires industry. He will be in charge of new product development of the RW portfolio of gas and electric fires, and will also work with the new sales and marketing function to target the social housing, specification and retail sectors.

As well as being a registered engineer at the Engineering Council and a member of the Institute of Quality Assurers, he is a member of the Society of British Gas Industries and the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council.

Robinson Willey managing director Colin Pemberton said: 'This latest appointment is not only testimony to our ambitious growth plans, it is illustrative of the confidence that is held in the RW brand which has been around for over 50 years. Willie brings a wealth of high level experience and personal enthusiasm to his role and will be an invaluable asset to the company's future growth.'

GDC is the holding company for brands in the heating industry including Creda Heating, Dimplex, Faber, Glen, Unidare and Nobo. All brands within the GDC group operate autonomously.

Follow HVROnlineEditor on Twitter
4 July 2011


Already Registered?
Not Yet Registered?

AI monitoring and control deployed to decarbonise district heating network

Veolia is using an AI tool to extend the efficiency of one of the UK's largest, oldest and most successful district energy schemes in Sheffield. Following an extensive trial and integration phase, the data driven thermohydraulic modelling ...


Enviro conscious Scottish couple opt for Panasonic Aquarea L Series R290 heat pump

An energy and environmentally conscious Scottish couple opted to install the Panasonic Aquarea L Series Air to Water heat pump in their Scottish bungalow. The new installation was completed with the Panasonic Smart Cloud control system which allows ...



Heating & Ventilating Review is the number one magazine in the HVAR industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to HVR