HVAC-R gas instrumentation manufacturer Bacharach has appointed Matthew Toone as CEO.

Toone joins Bacharach from Emerson, where he served as Vice-President of Sales, Service and Solutions for Emerson’s Cold Chain Platform. 

Within his new role as CEO at Bacharach, Toone will be responsible for the further integration of the Parasense and Neutronics brands and setting the company’s strategy.

Martin Carter, Chairman of Bacharach and CEO at Laurel Solutions, said, “The board of directors selected Matt because of his leadership qualities, proven track record leading an international business and extensive knowledge of refrigeration and IOT solutions for the HVAC-R, food retail and healthcare markets.”

“We believe that Matt is the right person for the job. He has demonstrated the ability to foster a culture of innovation and we’re excited to bring him on board.”

Toone hold more than 15 years of experience in the HVAC-R industry. Prior to his time with Emerson, he served as Vice-President and General Manager at Cooper Atkins, a temperature management company.

Commenting on his appointment, Toone, said, “I’m excited to be joining a globally-recognised organisation like Bacharach with its 110-year legacy of innovation.”

“I’m looking forward to working with our partners and customers around the globe as we continue to drive value with connected gas detection and analysis solutions.”