John Hargreaves Portrait


Air management and acoustic control experts Mansfield Pollard – suppliers of energy efficient ventilation and sound management equipment to a global consumer base – has strengthened its team with the appointment of John Hargreaves as VAC Business Development Manager.

John has a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and an Institute of Acoustics Diploma in Acoustics and Noise Control. His extensive experience working in technical sales and technical engineering includes six years working for a company designing and manufacturing acoustic enclosures for gas turbine and associated machinery in the oil and gas industry.

With significant experience in both the design and sales of acoustic solutions Hargreaves is well equipped to succeed in his new role as VAC Business Development Manager and will be responsible for developing this area of the company’s business.

John Hargreaves said: “It is a pleasure to be joining a company with an industry leading reputation and the ability to develop complex bespoke solutions. I look forward to working closely with the existing and new customers and to supporting them through the delivery of innovative acoustic control solutions.”

Andrew Glen, Sales and Marketing Director said; “We are delighted to welcome John and his experience and expertise to our business. Our VAC division is one which has significant potential for growth and John will be a part of delivering that by working closely with our customers and supplying bespoke solutions which meet their needs.”

The Bradford based manufacturer produces an innovative range of high-quality products including air handling units, kitchen canopies, air conditioning systems and both vibration and acoustic management systems all of which deliver best in class performance and efficiency. The business recently won the award as Outstanding Employer of the Year at the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2015.