ACR-News
22 August 2016

Airedale Group announces new UK MD

British cooling specialist Airedale International, part of the Modine Group, has announced that Tony Cole (pictured right) will succeed Clive Parkman as UK managing director for the Airedale Group, which includes primary operations in Leeds and Consett in the UK and Johannesburg in South Africa.

British cooling specialist Airedale International, part of the Modine Group, has announced that Tony Cole (pictured right) will succeed Clive Parkman as UK managing director for the Airedale Group, which includes primary operations in Leeds and Consett in the UK and Johannesburg in South Africa.

Mr Cole recently served as Airedale’s operations director and has been with the company for more than 26 years, having varied roles throughout the organisation.He takes up his new position with immediate effect.

Modine vice president of Building HVAC, Matt McBurney, said: “Tony has a wealth of experience and has been credited for shaping our manufacturing processes in the UK and South Africa. His passion for our principles and values, as well as familiarity with our culture, vision and strong leadership make him the ideal person to lead the overall strategic development of our business.”

He added: “I would like to extend my thanks to Clive for all of his contributions to the business over his years as managing director. In particular, he demonstrated tremendous leadership throughout the period following the devastating fire that destroyed Airedale’s Leeds operations. He has left us in a strong position and with a host of talented people with which to build the Airedale Group’s future.”

 

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