Yan’s appointment heralds growth
ENER-G has appointed Yan Evans as Group Business Development Director. He will report to Group Managing Director Derek Duffill on a wide-ranging remit to drive ongoing growth that has seen turnover reach £130m in the current financial year.
Yan joins ENER-G from Baxi’s commercial division, where he was technical director with responsibility for the market-leading Potterton Commercial and Andrews Water Heater brands.
His achievements at Baxi included helping to establish the commercial division in 2007 and developing the company’s combined heat and power (CHP) business in the UK, having established Baxi Technologies UK in 2003. He also headed up the development of Baxi’s commercial product and services portfolio, which embraced renewable technologies such as solar thermal and heat pumps.
Yan held senior roles within GEC Alstom, Volvo Aero Corporation and Advantica Technologies. He has vast experience of large gas turbine, micro-turbine and reciprocating engine based power generation and CHP solutions.
Commenting on Yan’s appointment, Derek Duffill said: “Yan is a rare combination of a qualified professional engineer with almost 20 years of sales management and business development experience in the energy sector.
“He is a proven leader and an exceptional communicator, with sharp commercial acumen and deep technical knowledge across the sustainable energy sector. Our business has grown by 30% year-on-year for the past ten years, with 47% of all sales driven by export. Yan’s considerable talents are crucial in helping us to write ENER-G’s continuing success story.”