CooperÖstlund, the UK’s leading gas engine specification and maintenance provider, has appointed Tim Broadhurst to the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO). Joining the business from Ideal Boilers, Tim brings unrivalled experience from a career spanning operations, strategy, sales and marketing roles.

Operating from the company’s UK headquarters in Northamptonshire, Tim will be responsible for leading new market entry activity, directing sales strategy and developing new customer relationships. His appointment comes as part of a wider corporate ambition to drive long-term global growth.

Commenting on his appointment, Tim said: “Joining CooperÖstlund at such a pivotal time for the UK energy market is an exciting prospect. My career to date has put me in a strong position, both in terms of knowledge and experience, which I hope will make an immediate impact.

“With a sound reputation in the anaerobic digestion and agricultural industries, CooperÖstlund is perfectly poised to enter new markets and further expand its global operations. I look forward to playing a key role in achieving the company’s ambitious commercial objectives.”

Duncan McPherson, CEO at CooperÖstlund, added: “With unparalleled experience within the domestic energy market, Tim will be a hugely valuable addition to our senior team. I look forward to seeing the positive effect his appointment has on the company.”