"I am pleased to welcome Joshua to our team and to be able to rely on his contribution,” said Tom Burniston, head of sales. “Joshua will play a fundamental role in helping us grow across diversified markets. This appointment allows us to strengthen our interaction with customers across the UK and Ireland and supports our continued business growth.

“Joshua has a distinguished service record with the Royal Air Force Air Cadets. He held the highest achievable rank as Cadet Warrant Officer and was the Lord Lieutenant's Cadet for Tyne & Wear. Joshua brings important qualities to GreCon, including integrity, diligence, and strength in problem-solving, which is vital in designing the bespoke solutions our customers require."

"GreCon has the world's leading products in industrial fire prevention and measuring technology,” said Mr McAree. “The technical grounding from my aeronautical background enables me to design the turnkey installations that GreCon offers. I look forward to helping customers by understanding their requirements and engineering solutions to solve their problems."

"This is a key appointment which reaffirms our commitment to the UK and Ireland market,” said Jonathan Hamill, managing director. “Our customers depend on us to provide vital protection and to help them optimise their manufacturing process. We needed to build on the capability and credibility of our sales organisation. Working with our trusted partner durhamlane, I am delighted that we found Joshua and to welcome him to our team."