Swiss UPS manufacturer, CENTIEL SA, has announced it has strengthened its UK sales team with the addition of Stuart Cockburn as sales manager. Cockburn has more than 15 years’ experience in UPS field service engineering, technical customer support and sales and will now be responsible for supplying CENTIEL’s UPS solutions throughout the Midlands and Wales area.
Mike Elms, sales and marketing director, CENTIEL UK Ltd, explained, “Stuart Cockburn’s extensive experience in the UPS marketplace makes him ideally placed to join our team of trusted advisors to our ever-growing client base across the UK. Stuart has an excellent technical understanding of UPS systems, particularly the modular concept and will be able to share his knowledge with clients to help them achieve an optimal power protection strategy through reliable, right-sized UPS solutions that match their critical load requirements but are also flexible to adapt to ever changing needs.”
Stuart Cockburn added, “I am excited to join CENTIEL as a manufacturer at the very forefront of the industry. CENTIEL’s pioneering fourth generation modular UPS system, CumulusPower, with a single frame holding up to 600kW and parallel systems up to 3.6MW, is specifically designed to meet the needs of today’s ever changing customer requirements. It combines a unique Intelligent Module Technology (IMT), with a fault-tolerant parallel Distributed Active Redundant Architecture (DARA) which offers industry-leading availability of 99.9999999% (nine, nines), with low total cost of ownership (TCO) through its Maximum Efficiency Management (MEM) and low losses of energy.
“For smaller installations, PremiumTowerTM a three-phase standalone UPS designed for critical loads of between 10kW and 60kW and EssentialPowerTM a single-phase UPS for critical loads of between 1Kva and 20kVA are also available. I am looking forward to helping clients evaluate the very best solution to meet the needs of their critical power protection now and in the future, as well as offering comprehensive maintenance and support contracts for total peace of mind.
“From my previous work experience, I already know several members of the CENTIEL UK team including Mike Elms, Louis McGarry, sales manager and David Bond, chairman of CENTIEL UK Ltd, as well as many colleagues from the manufacturing team in Switzerland. I trust them and know we have worked well together in the past, so I am now focused on contributing to the further growth of CENTIEL by providing the industry’s leading UPS solutions to an expanding customer base.”