CooperӦstlund, the UK’s leading provider of gas engine specification and maintenance services, has appointed Dan Walters to the role of Operations Director. Joining the business from renewable energy company Ethical Power, Dan brings more than 30 years’ experience from a career spanning asset management and senior-level engineering roles.
Operating from the company’s UK headquarters in Northamptonshire, Dan will be responsible for leading the engineering team, driving operational excellence nationwide and, ultimately, helping CooperӦstlund to realise its ambitious commercial growth aspirations. Dan’s appointment follows a hugely successful period for the business, which continues to experience c.50% year-on-year client growth.
Commenting on his appointment, Dan said: “Joining CooperӦstlund at such a pivotal time for the UK energy market is a really exciting prospect. The company has a wealth of experience with leading engine manufacturers and I’m looking forward to further improving customer service for our growing client base.
“CooperӦstlund’s success is built on unrivaled knowledge, impartial consultancy and first-hand experience across every type of gas engine. Nationwide coverage, friendly service and effective call-out response times makes CooperӦstlund the UK’s number one choice for operations and maintenance support. I’m looking forward to playing an integral part in the company’s future success.”
Prior to running the gas engine division at Ethical Power, Dan held a number of senior roles at Clarke Energy during a 13-year stint. Additional experience includes Regional Manager at Lightsource UK, Head of Operations at EON UK and CHP Maintenance Manager at Cofely UK.
Tim Broadhurst, CCO at CooperӦstlund, added: “With significant experience, proven expertise and unparalleled market insight, Dan’s appointment will prove hugely influential. As CooperӦstlund continues to grow, Dan will play a driving role within our senior team. I look forward to seeing the positive impact his appointment has on the company.”