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For all customers, large and small, the same high standards of refrigeration and air conditioning engineering are consistently upheld and the friendly personal attention of enthusiastic staff never varies.

Speak to any member of our team, wherever you are and they will be pleased to help.

Meet The Team

Key People

Senior Management

Sarah-Jane is an experienced Chartered Accountant, leading our head office accounts team of Mark, Heather and Lisa who provide primary finance functions for all the Pitkin & Ruddock service centres.
Sarah-Jane is the grand-daughter of one of the company founders, Derek Ruddock. Her professional skills help us to continue the good principles that our family business has been built upon.

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Sarah-Jane Ashford
Finance Director

Dean, like many of our employees, has worked within the organisation for many years. Originally a trainee engineer he has developed and ascended through the business to now head Operations. In his current role he supports the centre and service managers to ensure day to day operations are as efficient as possible. Dean also has responsibility for HSE, training and development and maintaining operational standards.

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Dean Clackett
Operations Director

Damian has been in the industry for over twenty years and with Pitkin & Ruddock Ltd since 2001, initially joining our Bury St Edmunds team as an experienced electrical engineer. In 2002 Damian took on the challenge of further developing our Ipswich branch, starting out as Branch Manager then Ipswich Director, the resulting success has led to continued solid growth year on year. Damian now focuses on developing new markets, strengthening existing business and customer relationships across all of our centres in his role as Sales and Marketing Director.

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Damian Nunn
Sales & Marketing Director

Lowestoft Service Centre

As our Lowestoft branch manager Danny oversees the centre’s operations, carrying out project engineering activities to support the wide range of customers served by the Lowestoft centre. These include the marine and wind farm industries, high tech research parks, a wide variety of manufacturing sites, general commerce and the health sector. Danny, like many of our team has benefited from working in a ‘hands on’ engineering role with the company. This allows him to understand both the customer’s requirements and the practicalities of delivering the end product to the best possible standards.

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Danny Gell
Lowestoft Branch Manager

As our Lowestoft Technical Sales Manager, Andrew supports the wide range of customers served by the Lowestoft centre ensuring the technical solution meets their needs. As a long-standing employee of Pitkin & Ruddock, and a member of the Institute of Refrigeration, Andrew uses his wealth of industry experience and knowledge to ensure the best engineered solutions are delivered to our clients.

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Andrew Reeve
Lowestoft Technical Sales Manager

Colin has been in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry for much of his working life, having been in his current role as the Lowestoft centre service manager for close to twenty years. Colin is the first point of contact for customers in Norwich, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth and surrounding areas. He organises the day to day service and maintenance activities of his team of engineers.

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Colin Manning
Lowestoft Service Manager

Ipswich Service Centre

Mark is our Ipswich Branch Manager.
Mark started his career in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry as an apprentice with Pitkin & Ruddock at our Ipswich centre. In a reasonably short time he progressed to leading installation teams on major projects then moved on to be one of our Technical Sales and Projects Engineers, seeing projects through from original enquiry to customer delivery.

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Mark Cole
Ipswich Branch Manager

Richard is based at Pitkin & Ruddock's Ipswich Service Centre, he has a proven background in the service industry having worked locally in the commercial catering sector for many years both managing projects and overseeing service and maintenance activities for a wide variety of customers.

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Richard Wakeling
Ipswich Technical Sales & Projects Engineer

Amanda joined the Ipswich branch in April 2017 and assists with management of our existing and new maintenance contracts as well as being the first point of contact for our managed accounts throughout the East Anglia area. Having followed an extensive career within the commercial catering equipment sector since 1994 Amanda brings a wealth of experience to ensure that we uphold our high standards of quality service and maintenance to both new and existing customers.

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Amanda Mower
Service & Maintenance Co-ordinator

Bury St Edmunds Service Centre

Les, like many of our management team, started with Pitkin & Ruddock as a service engineer, learning all aspects of our work before leaving to work for both national and large regional organisations. Les returned in the role of Technical Sales and Projects Engineer before quickly assuming the responsibilities of Bury St Edmunds branch manager. Les now uses his wealth of industry experience and technical knowledge to ensure the best engineered solutions are delivered to our clients.

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Les Mitchell
Bury St Edmunds Branch Manager

Jason is based at Pitkin & Ruddock's Bury Service Centre, he has a proven background in the service industry having worked locally in the industry for many years both managing projects and overseeing service and maintenance activities for a wide variety of customers.

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Jason Newland
Technical Sales and Project Engineer

Caroline is the first point of contact for our customers for Bury St Edmunds, Three Counties Refrigeration and surrounding areas. Caroline organises the day to day repair and maintenance activities of the branch to ensure an efficient and effective provision of services to our wide customer base.

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Caroline Badcock
Bury St Edmunds Service Co-ordinator

Bishop's Stortford - Three Counties Refrigeration

We are looking for a dynamic, personable, customer focused, Branch Manager with industry experience to head up our Bishop's Stortford office. This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in growing the business, strategic relationships & new business development. If you are interested in this role, please contact Damian Nunn via, we'd love to hear from you.

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Three Counties Refrigeration Branch Manager


Mark is a relative new comer to Pitkin & Ruddock having joined the company during 2013. Mark has been working in finance and accountancy for over twenty five years in a variety of companies including an auction house, franchised motor dealerships and even worked in the head office of a major building society. Prior to joining Pitkin & Ruddock, Mark was working within the Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning industry and so brings us a wide range of skills and knowledge to support our finance function.

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Mark Lewis
Company Accountant

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