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Samsung Climate Solutions expands UK heating team

Samsung, climate solutions specialist, has appointed five new team members to its heating division.

Two of Samsung's new appointments Joe Raftery (left) and Jose Leite (right)

Joining the team are Liam Rodda - northern business development manager, Stuart Bell - southern business development manager, Joe Raftery - product manager, Jose Leite - pre-sales engineer and Stuart Leivers - service engineer.

Liam Rodda has been appointed business development manager for heating products. With well over 15 years of experience, Liam is enthusiastic to join Samsung at a crucial time of growth where the heat pump market is set to skyrocket in the UK’s bid to be ‘net zero’ by 2050.

Stuart Bell joins the team as a business development manager. Stuart has been in the industry for over 13 years, with his new role working on promoting and selling residential heat pump related product lines to installers and specification clients in the south of England. Commenting on his move, Stuart stated: “I am thrilled to be working in an environment where customer centricity means exactly that.”

Joe Raftery started in the heating industry as an apprentice heating engineer over 30 years ago and has given technical support to a number of heating manufactures in that time.

Joe tells us ”when the opportunity to join one of the market leaders in the UK A2W market I was delighted to make the move to Samsung. I am excited to be given the opportunity to grow Samsung’s market share with our ever evolving product range. You can be assured the Samsung is listening to the UK heating engineers requests and will support them to grow their business“.

Also joining Samsung’s established team is Jose Leite, a newly appointed pre-sales engineer. Jose has been in the industry for 10 years and his new role will see him working closely with the wider Samsung sales team to provide design solutions that meet the customer’s expectation. Jose stated: “This is a great opportunity to play a big part in contributing to a more sustainable future for Samsung customers.”

Additionally, Stuart Leivers has been a refrigeration service engineer for over 25 years and is looking forward to joining the Samsung team specifically working with air source heat pumps. He joins Samsung as an SVC engineer.

The past year has seen the climate solutions team rapidly expand in all areas of the business including sales, marketing, technical support and management.

Speaking on the latest appointments, Steve Fleming, head of air donditioning commented: “At Samsung, we heavily invest in all our staff to provide the right level of customer support across the whole business. This additional headcount recognises the significant opportunity within the heat pump sector in the UK and will provide a base for further sales development.”


5 August 2021


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