Exyte Hargreaves are pleased to announce David Fitzpatrick’s appointment as Operations Director for the smoke and fire business unit.
David has over 30 years’ experience in sales and marketing, senior management, board-level developing and implementing growth and change strategies working with companies within and outside the UK.
He is well-known within the building services industry with vast experience in the smoke industry working for Airvent, Colt international, and creating Adexsi UK Ltd. David has delivered numerous projects working with all disciplines from the architect through to the Main Contractor. He has spent an extensive part of his career working within smoke-related manufacturing companies such as NuAire and Actionair where his role has allowed him to develop strong teams and develop technologically innovative products.
In May 2019 David became a CIBSE elected board member and was a chairman of the CIBSE patrons from 2012 to October 2019.
Andy Sneyd, Managing Director, Exyte Hargreaves, said, ‘’I am delighted David is joining Exyte Hargreaves’ senior management team especially at such an exciting time for the business.
In his new role, David will be responsible for managing the smoke fire systems business unit where he brings extensive industry experience and will complement our customer-focused culture.’’
Commenting on his new appointment, David Fitzpatrick, Operations Director, Exyte Hargreaves said ‘‘This was an opportunity I could not turn down. Exyte Hargreaves have done some of the most complex smoke projects from Crossrail for London Transport to Manchester Airport, where they have recently won the 2020 H&V News HVAC project of the year award.
This new business unit allows us to build upon the tremendous experience and knowledge the business has to package a stand-alone service to a broader customer base with the focus on exemplary customer service Exyte Hargreaves’ is renowned for.
We are keen to be the “go to” business due to our clients’ service levels, the innovative way we look at a project, and our willingness to take responsibility for the project.’’