Samsung strengthens climate team


17 March 2020
Joseph O'Connor of Samsung Joseph O'Connor of Samsung

Samsung has further expanded its climate solutions team with the appointment of two new sales managers.

Joseph O’Connor joins as Sales Account Manager for London and Southeast and Matthew Westwood as Consultant Sales Manager for the Midlands.

The appointments follow the recent recruitment of Andy Burt as Southern Regional Sales Manager, Andy Burrows as Northern Regional Sales Manager and Ian Press as Sales Account Manager.

O’Connor arrives after nine years in the climate solutions industry, most recently as Area Sales Manager for Wolseley UK, where he was responsible for air conditioning and refrigeration contractor sales for the south. He says he is most looking forward to launching Samsung’s latest offerings, which include the new Wind-Free Wall Mount range, commenting: “The new series combines Samsung’s innovative Wind-Free technology with a slick, aesthetically pleasing design - it’s definitely one to watch for 2020.”

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Matthew Westwood of Samsung

Westwood has been in the industry for 22 years, the last 12 at Mitsubishi Electric and Kooltech, where he worked specifying the brand's portfolio of HVAC products. He said: “The team at Samsung are full of enthusiasm, which is driven by a great culture of wanting to provide a strong service and offer some fantastic products to designers and installers alike. I’m really looking forward to working with contacts old and new on upcoming projects to help provide innovative solutions.”

Steve Fleming, Head of Air Conditioning, said: “At Samsung, we pride ourselves on investing in our staff, to ensure we have the strongest team possible. We’re delighted to welcome both Joe and Matt to the Climate Solutions team, and will be working closely with them on a wide range of upcoming projects. With our recent appointments, 2020 is proving to already be an exciting year for us and we’re looking forward to showcasing our innovative range of products to the industry.”