ADEY bolsters boardroom
Published: 09 February, 2011
CHELTENHAM: Manufacturer Adey Professional Heating Solutions is building for the future with two further key boardroom appointments.
Stewart Barnes lends his extensive commercial knowledge to the independent company’s senior management team. He draws on heavyweight experience running multi-national operations and helping ambitious management teams realise their ambitions.
In challenging roles working for businesses across the world, Mr Barnes has demonstrated his ability to put in place successful strategic planning and management systems.
He spent ten years with the Hansen Group, becoming a main board director at 34, then joint-chief executive officer. He was also involved in senior sales and marketing management at UK flat glass market leader Pilkington.
Solicitor Edward Davies is Adey’s second notable appointment at board level. The former university law lecturer and current partner at leading South West law firm Rickerbys brings specialist corporate legal expertise to the boardroom.
With postgraduate intellectual property law qualifications from Bristol University, Mr Davies also provides highly relevant experience given Adey’s rapidly growing design and product development pedigree within the heating sector.
Mr Davies has been involved with ADEY from the business’ early days and along the way has demonstrated a deal of business acumen which the company felt was right to recognise and harness further with the board appointment.