Perry Jackson, - Samsung, Head of Climate Solutions UK & Ireland is an experienced senior manager. Responsible for the strategy and business development of the Air Conditioning & Heating business for this territory.
Perry started his career working for a major Mitsubishi Electric in 1997 as an Automotive Engineer, ultimately having full P&L and business development responsibility for Mitsubishi Electric’s UK Automotive Division. At the time, this was a one of the largest businesses for Mitsubishi Electric in the UK serving customers such as Ford, Jaguar/Land Rover, Nissan and Honda in their UK and European manufacturing activities on multiple key vehicle programmes. During his tenure within the Automotive business Perry completed an MBA to supplement his engineering & industry knowledge with a recognised business qualification.
Perry transferred to the Living Environmental Systems (LES) business of Mitsubishi Electric in 2009 with responsibility for the Energy Generation start-up (Photovoltaics/PV) in the UK. Achieving significant market share, sales channel development and Perry guided Mitsubishi Electric to become the first manufacturer to launch a total PV solution for homeowners and commercial customers.
In 2012, Perry moved within the LES business with responsibility for re-structuring the Consultant Sales and Business Development areas into a unified Specification business that truly supports the building services industry the company interfaces with as a manufacturer. This is a major objective aligned with the new LES business strategy with customers, new markets & products and people development at the centre of the business. Perry has also taken on additional responsibility for Air Handling Unit product development alongside the Specification brief. A further role change occurred in 2014 as General Manager - Business Support bringing the LES Academy, Project Group and Divisional Management functions within Perry’s responsibility. A further revision to responsibilities in 2016 encompassed the AC Direct Sales Team, Key Accounts and National Heating Team.
Perry joined Samsung Climate Solutions in August 2017 tasked with restructuring and developing the business to leverage the innovative Samsung HVAC technology and develop a direct sales channel to complement the existing Distribution and Value Added Reseller channels.