Daikin Applied UK announces appointment of new managing director


Bob Cowlard takes up top post

Bob Cowlard has taken on the role of managing director of Daikin Applied (UK) and with it the overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the business.

His appointment will enable the company to move onto the next stage of its development and growth following the April 2015 name change from McQuay (UK).

His extensive HVAC industry experience includes UK distribution, leading European roles at another Japanese manufacturer, as well as, most recently, the manging director role at Electronic controls company, Carel.

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“I feel very fortunate to have this chance as it is one of those rare opportunities where the new MD gets to join an already-successful business with an existing senior management team in place. As no one is leaving to make space for me, this allows me the chance to review the business and then focus on the improvements that I can bring.”