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Airedale International Air Conditioning Announces Change in Leadership

Airedale International Air Conditioning Announces Change in Leadership

Date: 22nd August 2016  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale Air Conditioning, Leeds, UK, August 22, 2016

British cooling specialist Airedale International, part of the Modine Group (NYSE:MOD), announces that Tony Cole will succeed Clive Parkman as UK Managing Director for the Airedale Group, which includes primary operations in Leeds and Consett, UK and Johannesburg, South Africa.

Tony Cole recently served as Airedale’s Operation’s Director and has been with the UK based company for over 26 years, having varied roles throughout the organisation.

Modine Vice President of Building HVAC, Matt McBurney commented,

“Tony has a wealth of experience and has been credited for shaping our manufacturing processes in the UK and South Africa. His passion for our principles and values, as well as familiarity with our culture, vision and strong leadership make him the ideal person to lead the overall strategic development of our business.

I would like to extend my thanks to Clive for all of his contributions to the business over his years as Managing Director. In particular, he demonstrated tremendous leadership throughout the period following the devastating fire that destroyed Airedale’s Leeds operations. He has left us in a strong position and with a host of talented people with which to build the Airedale Group’s future.”

Tony Cole will take up the position of Managing Director with immediate effect and said,

“We have a dedicated, highly-skilled workforce, industry leading manufacturing capabilities, a fantastic culture and strong values that are second to none. I look forward to continuing our ambitious plans to grow the business and pioneer innovative, market-leading, British engineered thermal solutions for our customers.” 

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