Advanced expands sales team to accelerate UK growth

Fire protection solutions company Advanced, has appointed Iain Stevenson to drive further growth in South-East England.

Iain joins the company with over 26 years’ fire industry experience, having worked as a commissioning engineer on a wide range of high-profile projects in Central London and the South East. His focus will be on developing Advanced’s existing client portfolio in the capital and surrounding counties, from Norfolk to Berkshire and along the south coast.

Iain has in-depth knowledge of the full range of Advanced fire protection solutions having been the ‘go to’ for all Advanced-specified installations in several of his previous roles.

Speaking about his appointment, Iain said:

“Advanced has been a major part of my career in the many engineering and commissioning roles I’ve held to date. I’m proud to have joined a company that has such a great reputation in the fire industry, and I look forward to sharing advice, gained through ‘hands-on’ experience of Advanced products, with my customers.”

Amanda Hope, Fire Business Development Manager for the UK added: “Iain is a valuable new addition to the Advanced team, bringing a wealth of practical knowledge and experience of our products that I’m sure our customers will value. He is also very familiar with the needs of our partners tasked with the challenge of protecting some of the largest and most prestigious sites across London. I look forward to working with Iain as he assumes responsibility for my south-eastern accounts, allowing me to pursue our wider UK growth strategy.

Advanced equipment protects many landmark London properties and their occupants – from buildings that dominate the skyline, including The Shard, 22 Bishopsgate, the Leadenhall and Lloyds Buildings, to iconic national treasures including the Natural History Museum, the Royal Albert Hall and the National Theatre.

As a world leader in the development and manufacture of intelligent fire systems, Advanced is committed to creating a safer future. A reputation for performance, quality and ease of use see Advanced products specified in locations around the world, from single-panel installations to large, multi-site networks. The Advanced product portfolio includes complete fire detection systems, multiprotocol fire panels, extinguishing control, fire paging, false alarm management and reduction solutions as well as emergency lighting.

Advanced is owned by FTSE 100 company Halma PLC – a global group of life-saving technology companies with a clear purpose to grow a safer, cleaner, healthier future for everyone, every day.