UK: Vern Klein is leading business expansion at Sussex-based air conditioning accessories company Aspen Xtra.

Klein’s appointment as business development manager follows nearly 12 years at Advanced Engineering as sales and marketing director. More recently, he spent a year as national sales manager at refrigerant supplier A-Gas.

Part of the Aspen Pumps Group, Aspen Xtra complements Aspen’s condensate pumps with a range of installation accessories including air conditioning brackets and condensing unit guards.

“I’m thrilled to be working for Aspen Xtra especially since it is a time of exciting growth at the company,” Vern Klein said.

Kevin Bergin, managing director, UK, at Aspen Pumps Group commented: “Vern has vast experience of working in the cooling industry and so will be a valuable asset to our growth. In addition, Vern also boasts a great knowledge of the ACR sector adding to Aspen Xtra’s wealth of technical experience.”