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Yarrington replaces Hannah at Airedale

Adam Yarrington: stepping up to product development role

UK: Adam Yarrington has been appointed as product development director at Airedale International following the departure of George Hannah.

Adam joined Airedale in September 2005 after graduating from the University of Leeds. During the last eleven years Adam has progressed from test engineer to customer services manager. 

George Hannah had been at Airedale for 15 years and had been product development director for the past six years.


Describing Adam’s appointment as a valuable addition to the leadership team, Airedale md Tony Cole said: His fantastic technical knowledge combined with his customer service and research skills will enable him, in his new role, to contribute significantly to delivering exactly what our customers require.”

Commenting on his new role, Adam said: “With more than ten years’ experience in product development to draw upon, I hope to continue George’s excellent work in helping Airedale to continue to progress and evolve as part of a changing HVAC sector which is going through a period of rapid technological change.”

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