Progress and Succession at Johnson & Starley

Johnson & Starley's Managing Director, Glenn Page, retires at the age of 65 on the 30th June 2013. Glenn has been with the company for 33 years and played a key role in successfully steering the business during a time in which they H&V market has undergone significant transformational change. As Glenn's successor, the company is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Yates as Managing Director from 1st July 2013. Chris joins Johnson & Starley from the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) where he has been Deputy Director for the last four years.

Glenn's time at Johnson & Starley saw him as the architect of the company's product renewal programme which, in 2013 has seen the launch of the new generation of the very high efficiency QuanTec Boiler range, and the new IDHEE Award Winning range of warmCair full condensing Warm Air heaters and the Aquair range of Warm Air and hydraulic, Heating Interface Units (HIU's)

With an honours degree in manufacturing management, New Managing Director Chris Yates has a wealth of experience within the H&V Industry. He is in the Chair, or a member of, several Industry Associations, Professional Committees, Standards Boards and has worked closely with government departments.

Glenn has known Chris for fifteen years, since the time he was Managing Director at Boulter Boilers, which at the time was a sister company to Johnson & starley. "I have a high respect for Chris's professional expertise, work ethic and personal integrity. I am fully confident he will add value to the Company by driving growth in its existing market sectors and through the application and utility of renewable technologies. I wish him a very successful future at Johnson & Starley" says Glenn.

Date published: 01/07/13