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Chessington, Surrey, United Kingdom, 2013/05/24 - Bob Cowlard to lead CAREL UK Team, based in Chessington, Surrey - CARELUK.co.uk.
CAREL has announced the appointment of Bob Cowlard as their new UK Managing Director with effect from 3rd June 2013.
Bob joins CAREL from Sanyo, where he covered various managerial roles, including Vice-President of Sanyo Air conditioners Europe and, more recently, the position of Managing Director of Sanyo Sales & Marketing GmbH.
Well known in the air conditioning industry, Bob brings extensive technical and commercial knowledge of the air-conditioning market.
CAREL (careluk.co.uk) is a world leading manufacturer operating in the fiels of HVAC/R since 1973. CAREL designs, produces and sales energy savings control solutions for the HVAC/R sector. It has a sales network in over 70 countries, with plants in Italy, Brazil, China and the USA. The CAREL group has over 900 people, 14 subsidiaries and consolidated turnover of 160 million euros in 2012, with an export percentage that exceeds 70%.
Innovation and technological advancement have followed every step in CAREL's evolution. Proof of this lies in milestones such as having been the first in Europe to design and manufacture a microprocessor electronic controller for precision air-conditioners in computer rooms, in the early eighties. CAREL has always allocated an above-average percentage of sales to research, development and technological innovation. The personnel employed in the research and development of new products and market standards accounts for 18% of the total at a group level.
Since 1973 Carel has continually led innovation in the HVACR market
1st Data Centre AC microprocessor control in Europe
1st in World- Microprocessor controlled steam humidifier
1st in Europe- Data Centre HVAC supervisory System
1st in Europe- Serial communication control for refrigeration
1st in World- Object oriented programming suite for HVACR
Our core business is split into 4 areas:
1 Climate (Air Humidification products);
2 HVAC OEM’s (Air Conditioning controls & sensors);
3 Refrigeration controls & sensors;
4 Retail controls & monitoring systems.
To operate specifically with the requirements and needs of the UK and Irish markets, CAREL UK Ltd was established in 1998.
CAREL has founded its international reputation through continual development, relentless focus on customer needs, with a strategy strongly focused on technology, quality and innovation.
Today the company operates directly in 16 countries, with product distribution in more than 80 countries, being a trusted partner for its customers manufactures (OEMs), installers and contractors operating in the HVAC/R market (Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration).