UK: James Lalley, ACR ancillary commercial manager at Smith Brothers Stores, has been appointed a director at air conditioning and refrigeration wholesaler Coolstop.
Lalley began his journey in 2002 when he joined Gasco as a branch supervisor. After a short spell qualifying as an air conditioning and refrigeration engineer, he joined FSW in 2010, before joining Smith Brothers Stores in 2018.
He is one of a number of new appointments at Coolstop. Dan Watkins, who joined the industry in 2015 as a driver for FSW. He subsequently progressed through the branch into a successful role in internal sales. He now provides internal sales at Coolstop’s Manchester branch.
Other recent appointments include Lalley as branch supervisor and Lisa Boughen and Dana Klein providing customer service and admin support at Swindon and Newbury branches, respectively.