Samsung expands heating team


03 August 2021
Joe Raftery, left, and Jose Leite

Samsung has continued  its recruitment drive with the appointment of five new team members to the heating division. 

Liam Rodda has been appointed northern business development manager for heating products. With well over 15 years of experience, Liam joins Samsung at a crucial time of growth with the heat pump market is set to expand in the UK’s bid to reach ‘net-zero’ by 2050. 

Stuart Bell joins the team as southern business development manager. He has been in the industry for over 13 years and his new role will see him working on promoting and selling residential heat pump related product lines to installers and specification clients in the south of England.

Product manager Joe Raftery started in the heating industry as an apprentice heating engineer over 30 years ago and has given technical support to a number of heating manufactures in that time. 

Newly-appointed pre-sales engineer Jose Leite has been in the industry for 10 years and his new role will see him working closely with the wider sales team to provide design solutions that meet the customer’s expectation. 

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Stuart Leivers, meanwhile, joins an as service engineer working specifically with air source heat pumps.

The past year has seen the Climate Solutions team expand in all areas of the business, including sales, marketing, technical support and management. Steve Fleming, head of air conditioning, said: “At Samsung, we heavily invest in all our staff to provide the right level of customer support across the whole business. This additional headcount recognises the significant opportunity within the heat pump sector in the UK and will provide a base for further sales development.”