Bestwick joins Smart Solar

Andy Bestwick is joining Smart Solar as a non-executive director, having previously worked as managing director at Gardman until the end of 2008.

Gardman founder Paris Natar took a majority stake in Smart Solar in April.

Bestwick will work with the senior management team on specific strategic projects.

Smart Solar founder and chief executive Jonathan Stobart said: "I am delighted that Andy has agreed to join us. He has extensive market and product expertise which will be invaluable to us as we seek to grow the business. I am looking forward to working with him."

Gardman appointed Stewart Hainsworth as CEO last week, replacing Bestwick's successor Mark Pearson.

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