New Star Refrigeration chief to lead drive into heat-pump sector

Dr. Andy Pearson
Dr. Andy Pearson

Glasgow-based Star Refrigeration – one of the UK’s largest independent industrial refrigeration and heating contractors, has appointed Dr Andy Pearson as Group Managing Director.

He has been working for Star since 1986 and has been promoted from his position as Group Engineering Director, a role he has held since 2010.

Dr Pearson will be responsible for the management of the multi-million pound industrial refrigeration company and all the existing businesses within the group, including large capacity district and industrial heat-pump contractor Star Renewable Energy, consultants Star Technical Solutions, M&E contractor SMEs, education provider Star Learning Solutions, freezing and chilling company Starfrost and US chiller manufacturer Azane Inc.

Recognised by several international organisations in the refrigeration and heat pump world, Dr Pearson will be leading Star Refrigeration into the future of eco-friendly cooling.

Star has developed a family of natural heat pumps for industrial and district heating applications and a range of low charge ammonia products to provide efficient, safe alternatives to end users faced with R-22 phase out requirements. 

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