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 industry 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 joins as internal sales executive at Coolstop’s Manchester branch. Watkins starting in the industry in 2015 as a driver for FSW and subsequently progressing through the branch into a successful role in internal sales.
Other recent appointments include Tracey Lalley as branch supervisor and Lisa Boughen and Dana Klein providing customer service and admin support at Swindon and Newbury branches, respectively.