Kate Blake joins FirePro UK as Director of Business Development

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FirePro UK, the exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland for FirePro condensed aerosol fire suppression products, has announced the appointment of Kate Blake as the new Director of Business Development.

Working alongside Managing Director Tony Hanley, Blake aims to enhance the company’s success and expand the business in the UK market.

Blake’s appointment: strategic growth and expansion

Blake expressed her enthusiasm for the new role, highlighting her commitment to building on FirePro UK’s existing successes.

She stated: “I am extremely delighted to have been awarded the opportunity to work alongside Tony Hanley who has worked tirelessly to establish both the technology and the FirePro brand here in the UK.

“I intend to build on the platform of success that the business has and to grow the FirePro UK business.”

Tony Hanley, Managing Director at FirePro UK, welcomed Blake, outlining her mission to boost demand for FirePro products and promote best practice accreditation within the industry.

Hanley announced: “We are delighted to welcome Kate to the business.

“Her mission is to create further demand for the FirePro and associated portfolio of products across the UK & Ireland also to promote the LPS 1204 3.2 competency scheme to the specifier market and encourage the FirePro installer network to follow best practice accreditation.”

FirePro UK: a diverse and sustainable approach

FirePro UK’s product range is known for its versatility in protecting against various fire risks, including lithium-ion battery storage and Ex classification in diverse industries.

The company’s case study library showcases successful projects across prominent UK sites.

Blake brings over three decades of business development experience, with a focus on sustainability, diversity, and industry growth.

Her co-founding of the Women in Fire Safety annual awards (https://www.womeninfiresafety.com) further exemplifies her commitment to promoting diversity and knowledge expansion in the fire safety sector.

For collaborations, CPD seminars, presentations, or insights, Kate Blake can be contacted at her email address: [email protected]

IFSJ comment

Kate Blake’s appointment at FirePro UK reflects a strategic move towards business expansion and enhanced industry standards.

Her extensive experience and commitment to sustainability and diversity align with the company’s ethos of nurturing new talent and promoting industry growth.

This appointment is expected to positively influence FirePro UK’s market position and contribute to the broader fire safety sector.

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