Richard Ward is the new boss of 3D Air Sales, a distributor of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' air conditioning products in the UK and Ireland.
Ward, the former commercial director for Carrier, joins the HRP Group as air conditioning brand commercial director and md of 3D Air Sales.
3D Air Sales became part of the HRP Group in 2004.
Ward will be working with 3D founder John Roe, who has stepped down from his position as manager director.
Ward, based at Slough, said: 'Together we will be implementing strategies to build on the successful expansion of the business into the specifier market, working with consultants, developers and m&e contractors where MHI can provide market-leading technologies, and solutions for buildings requiring energy efficient cooling and heating.'