PRESS RELEASE: Moreton-on-Lugg, Hereford, United Kingdom: FläktGroup UK has announced that it has made major changes to its managerial team. Aidan Flannery has been appointed as the new managing director and Rob Erwood has taken the role as sales director.
Aidan has joined FläktGroup from Zehnder Group where he was their specification director. With four decades of experience in the HVAC industry, including twenty-five years with the Trane Company, he will drive the combined company forward in delivering best-in-class indoor air solutions to customers.
As Nuaire’s previous group sales director, Rob Erwood brings over a decade of sales experience to his new role at FläktGroup. He will lead the company’s team of sales engineers and harness cross-selling and other synergies from the integration to better serve its combined customer base. He said,
“With a broader product range and expanded sales and service capabilities from the merger, it’s an exciting time to join FläktGroup. I look forward to building on these strengths so that our customers can benefit from a wider range of innovative and energy efficient technologies.”
Equally enthusiastic about his new appointment, Aidan said: “Strong foundations have now been laid for FläktGroup, giving us one of the most complete and innovative range of products in the industry. That’s why it’s an exciting time to be taking the reins, and I can’t wait to work with the UK team as well as our European colleagues to take the company forward and cement its future.”
The appointments follow the successful integration of the DencoHappel and FläktWoods UK businesses last year.
FläktGroup was created in 2016 through the acquisition by Triton, a private equity company, of Fläkt Woods and the merger and subsequent integration with Denco Happel. FläktGroup has an annual turnover of circa €700m, employees of around 3900 people globally, has 16 manufacturing sites and has a presence in 65 countries.
In the Data Centre market, and through the Denco Happel brand, FläktGroup has extensive product, application and market experience and expertise in precision cooling within small telecoms rooms and IT server rooms, through to Co-Location sites and Hyperscale Data Centres from the Nordics to various regions within the southern hemisphere.
FläktGroup offers a wide range of innovative and energy efficient cooling solutions for Data Centre applications. This includes in-room and in-row Close Control Units with cooling via a direct expansion system or from a centralised chilled water supply. We have a market leading range of Air Handling Units specifically developed for Data Centre projects including Adia-DENCO (Indirect Evaporative Cooling solutions), Direct Free Cooling Units, Fan Wall Units as well as more conventional AHU designed with cooling coils served by chilled water via cooling towers or centralised chiller plant.
Globally FläktGroup has seven plants manufacturing products for Data Centre applications including locations in Central Europe, the Nordics, India, USA and South East Asia. FläktGroup therefore has the capability, capacity and global footprint to support projects on all continents.
FläktGroup also offers a range of services to support the products and solutions being supplied including Application Engineering, Factory Acceptance Testing, Project Management, Site Assembly and Supervision, Commissioning and IST support. FläktGroup offers Planned & Preventative Maintenance (PPM) and Reactive Support on a 365/24/7 basis through either our own employed engineers or through fully trained and certified partners.