Sydney, NSW (July 26, 2017) – Optergy’s Managing Director, Marc Abdelahad has been nominated as a finalist in the 2017 Leader of the Year category, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the HVAC&R community through his longstanding leadership in both product and staff development.
Marc has led the team towards innovative software development that helps all building managers run their systems, help save energy, and help to fulfill the buildings intended purpose with minimal effort, no matter the size of their buildings. He is constantly driving the Optergy team towards identifying new sustainable processes and technologies to benefit the community, as well as continual product improvement to increase the functionality of our existing offerings, all while maintaining an economical price point.
The HVAC&R Leadership Awards, powered by Climate Control News (CCN) are in their third year for 2017 and are the premium annual event for the industry, showcasing the industries best talent and honouring the champions that really make a difference. After receiving a record number of high calibre entries, CCN has announced their finalists in all categories of the 2017 HVAC&R Leadership Awards.
HVAC&R Leader of the Year Award Finalists: Marc Abdelahad, Managing Director from Optergy (pictured right), Ken Ball from Teco Australia, Manfred Jarchow from New Insights, Brad Wiseman from Airepair Air Conditioning Services, Gary Rogers from TriTech Commercial Refrigeration
Leader in Energy Savings and Sustainability Award Finalists: Thomas Heine from ebm-papst A/NZ, Nicholas Siountris from Dunnair Australia, and Peter Savtchenko from Toyesi Pty Ltd.
Woman of the Year in HVAC&R Award Finalists: Lilly Wood from Leading Edge Automation, Jessica Bennett from Aurecon, Irene Winter and Kelli McDonald, both from Airmaster, Pam Rogers from Precision Mechanical Services, and Caroline Grimmelsen from Grosvenor Engineering Group.
Innovator of the Year Award Finalists: Chris Matthews from Silenceair International, Vahid Vakiloroaya from Green HVAC Solution, Paul Hawkins from TopWise, and Samit Sen from Smart Connected Services at Johnson Controls.
Male & Female Rising Star Award Finalists: Jessica Teodoro from the Grosvenor Engineering Group, Shane Boyle from Heatcraft, Jessica Thomson from Bueno Systems, Ian Van Eerden from Northrop Consulting Engineers, Anton Holmes from Automated Air, Brian Lieu from Crest Air Conditioning, Sean Hart from Temperzone, and Jason Harrison from Airmaster State Manager.
We are honoured to be recognised as a finalist. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday, 24 August. To secure a ticket to this event click here.
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