CORGI Services Ltd (CSL), a support and service provider to the UK heating and plumbing industry, has appointed Chris Yates as its new business development director.
Chris succeeds Caitriona Deakin who was the CEO of CORGI Services Ltd since 2011 and left the company in December 2017. He will take up his new post on March 1st.
With a strong background in the gas industry, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to CSL and has 18 years’ experience working in the sector.
He has held a number of senior positions including his most recent role as managing director at Johnson & Starley Ltd, a manufacturer and supplier of warm air heating systems and boilers. Prior to that, Chris was deputy director of the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC).
Chris said: “I am delighted to be joining CORGI Services Limited which is a very strong brand with both trade and consumers.
“I’m very much looking forward to developing the brand further and through it, strengthening the excellent work that the Gas Safety Trust is undertaking.”
The Gas Safety Trust (GST) is a registered charity that operates to improve gas/fossil fuel safety for the public and industry. All the funds raised by CSL through its licensed businesses are gift aided to the GST to support its research work.
Roger Webb, non-executive director of CSL, said: “I am delighted that Chris has decided to join us.
“Having worked closely with Chris at HHIC I know that he will work well with the companies that use the CORGI brand and will provide the leadership that CORGI needs for its future development and growth.”
For more information about CORGI Services Limited, please visit www.corgiservices.com.