After an impressive six years at the helm as Chief Executive
Officer of Elta Group Asia region, Peter Wingfield’s role will
change, focusing on the development of the Airepure business.
Peter founded Airepure Australia with friends Jim McIntosh and
Roger Van Oosten in 1998, and was Managing Director when the
company was acquired by the Elta Group in
January 2011. His extensive knowledge
and understanding of the building
services industry and astute
management skills were
recognised by the Elta Group
Board, and within a year he had
taken on the wider role of Chief
Executive Officer of the entire
Elta Group Asia Pacific region.
Peter flourished in this role with
an unyielding commitment, energy
and drive for both Fantech and the
group. This has enabled him to endure
challenging periods such as the global
financial crisis, while continuing to move
forward. With Peter’s change in direction providing the impetus,
the Elta Group Board decided to segment the growing Asia
After eight years at Fantech
New Zealand, Mark Rickard
will become Chief Executive
Officer for the Fantech Group
of business units and brands,
effective 1 January, 2017. The
promotion recognises Mark’s skillset and determination following
his appointment as Managing Director of Fantech New Zealand
in 2014 and the hard work he and his team did to establish the
New Zealand operation in an enviable market-leading position.
Similarly, Nick Heaton was appointed Chief Executive Officer of
Elta Group Asia based on his proven track record in business.
Nick has been working in his new role since 1st October where
he is responsible for the strategic development of all existing
business units and brands in the Asian region.
The changes within the Elta Group will enable greater focus in
each region and provide an even better service and improved
solutions for customers.