Fireaway Inc. appoints new vice president of global sales


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Jim Dickinson joins Fireaway Inc. in a pivotal role

Fireaway Inc. has announced the recruitment of James (Jim) Dickinson as their new executive vice president of global sales.

Dickinson will operate from his base in Dubai, UAE, where he currently resides with his family.

A seasoned professional in the fire protection industry

Beginning his career with Great Lakes Chemical Company in the early 2000s, Dickinson has a vast background in the fire protection domain.

He has held significant sales positions with brands like Honeywell Life Safety, Firetrace, and Reacton Fire Protection.

All these roles were situated in Dubai, highlighting Dickinson’s deep connection and understanding of the Middle East market, as well as European and Asian sectors.

Words from Fireaway Inc. leadership

Lance D. Harry, PE, the president and CEO of Fireaway Inc. said: “Jim and I shared our professional journey at Great Lakes Chemical. Jim’s prowess as a sales leader is undeniable.

“I am confident in his capabilities to bolster the growth of Fireaway Inc.”

More about Jim Dickinson

Having lived in Dubai for over a decade, Dickinson is deeply rooted in the community.

He holds the position of vice chairman at the Dubai Hurricanes Rugby club.

Both Jim and his daughters are active participants for the Hurricanes on the field.

Outside of his professional life and rugby, Jim is passionate about golf.

IFSJ Comment
The appointment of Jim Dickinson is a significant move for Fireaway Inc., especially given his rich history and expertise in the fire protection sector.

His track record with major brands in the industry and his profound knowledge of the Middle East, European, and Asian markets position him perfectly to drive growth.

Fireaway Inc.’s decision reflects their commitment to scaling their operations and reinforces their dedication to hiring top talent in the industry.

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