Andrew Keating, currently marketing director at BDR-Thermea, is the new managing director, UK Boiler Division, with immediate effect.
Keating said: “I am very excited by this new role. The heating industry is going through challenging times, but there are plenty of opportunities for a company with the product portfolio, heritage and innovation of BDR Thermea. We will continue to provide the market cutting edge technology such as our gas adaptive control boilers and our innovative range of low carbon products.”
Keating, who joined the BDR-Thermea group in September is replacing Mark Kelly, who starts as chief executive of Grafton Merchanting GB on February 1.
Keating was previously commercial director lightside at Wolseley, covering Plumb Center and Parts Center as well as four other group businesses. Prior to that, he spent six years as showroom director for B&Q plc.