Sometimes a new management team can mean a bit of an adjustment for a company, especially in the customer-focused servicing side of the catering equipment industry.

But it seems to be business as usual at Maidstone-based Flowrite, a leading refrigeration and air conditioning servicing specialist.

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New MD, Tod Harrison, has put together his preferred management team since he joined the firm in March.

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This includes Dan Hudson, operations director; Victoria Pluck, customer service and performance manager; and Ben Chapman-Watts, air conditioning and refrigeration operations manager.

“They are all experts and have worked in the industry for a long time,” said Harrison.

“I brought them in to ensure that we continue to effectively grow in a sustainable manner. We want to organically expand rather than adding millions in new business.”

Harrison and his team have got a good base to build from too, with a £12m turnover predicted this year.

Around 85% of this business is from the retail and hospitality sectors, with the remaining 15% generated from commercial air conditioning servicing.