The QHi Group has this week announced that Alan Moug will replace company founder Ross Kennedy as CEO, while Kennedy will remain on the Board as the firm's chairman.
The group has also officially changed its trading entity name to Exertherm with immediate effect, in recognition of the expansion of Exertherm’s product solutions and the dominance of its brand awareness in the global market.
Exertherm are a global specialist in 24x7 Thermal Monitoring of Electrical Infrastructure, with a history of excellence and innovation spanning over 30 years. Exertherm® 24x7 Thermal Monitoring collects real-time temperature data for critical assets, delivering reduced downtime via predictive maintenance, enhanced safety, cost savings, efficiency, and the benefits of industrial IOT.
Kennedy commented: “As founder of Exertherm, I am so proud of this team and the incredible company that we have built over the last decade and I’d like to thank our staff, customers, and partners, for their continuing contribution to the Exertherm story.
“We have hundreds of thousands of sensors deployed worldwide, serving industry leading companies in multiple verticals and our business is in a strong position to take advantage of a fast-moving market.
“Now is the right time for me to take a more strategic role as chairman and bring in a new CEO to drive the next stage of our growth. Alan and I have worked together over the last year and I know the business is in very capable hands. I remain committed to driving the vision and long-term interests of Exertherm in my capacity as chairman.”
Moug added: “I would like to thank Ross for his passion in building the company over the past ten years. He is a purpose-driven leader that has built an agile business positioned for success in a dynamic industry.
“Exertherm has changed the way enterprises around the world protect their critical infrastructure, and I’m excited to lead our dedicated team as we expand to meet the accelerating demand for continuous monitoring solutions in an increasingly digital landscape.
“We have the right products at the right time, and we have a talented and enthusiastic team, it’s great to be on board.”
Commenting on the decision to rebrand the business, Moug said that the change is designed to reinforce the core brand, which will simplify the customer experience, better represent the company’s offerings under one umbrella, and take advantage of Exertherm’s wide recognition as a valuable, innovative and reliable business.
He explained: “The brand name Exertherm is synonymous with our company’s progressive approach, reflects our innovation, energy and approachability; therefore we have formalised it as the trading name of all our trading companies to unify our messaging worldwide.”