Viessmann Refrigeration Systems has appointed Steve Steadman as sales and marketing director for the UK and Ireland.
From 5th January 2015 he will be responsible for driving business development within the organisation.
Steadman has extensive sales and commercial experience of the refrigeration market, having started his career in 1986 with Sainsbury’s where he was responsible for purchasing of refrigeration and bakery equipment.
In 2002 he moved to Scobie & McIntosh, where he was responsible for sales of refrigeration equipment and associated services. Since 2004 Steadman has been running his own business, selling bakery and refrigeration products to the grocery trade.
Viessmann Refrigeration Systems has also appointed Dan Norton as operations and IT manager for the UK, and will also be based from the company’s Telford head office and will report to Steadman.
Norton will be responsible for project management and project cost recognition.
Norton’s duties will see him supporting sales of spare parts and managing order processing. He will also be frontline management for resolution of customer queries, service calls and warranty support. In addition, he will provide IT and network support for the UK team.
Over the past six months Norton has been fulfilling the role of operations and IT manager on a sub-contract basis and is familiar with both the Viessmann customer base and the supporting operating systems.