Bundy Refrigeration, a leading global manufacturer of heat transfer and cooling system components for some of the world’s leading commercial and domestic refrigeration appliances, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Johnstone as its new Head of Finance for Europe.

In this role, Chris will oversee the financial operations and performance of Bundy’s three European manufacturing plants located in Germany, Italy, and Hungary. He will report directly to the Group Chief Finance Officer, overseeing the management and auditing of the Group’s financial affairs across Bundy’s European operating units.

Chris Johnstone brings a wealth of experience to Bundy Refrigeration. Prior to joining Bundy, Chris held various senior finance positions in both the private and public sectors. He spent seven years at a top-tier investment bank, where he gained valuable expertise in finance, operational management, and risk analysis. Additionally, Chris held key financial reporting and management roles at a prominent oil major before transitioning to an energy services group. His professional journey also encompasses senior finance positions in construction, technology startups, and the public sector.

Known for his proficiency in implementing multi-company ERP systems and automating financial and operational reporting, Chris has played a crucial role in providing strategic advice to boards on resource allocation, business investments, and restructuring. His ability to foster persuasive relationships, lead teams, and deliver clear analysis make him a valuable addition to the Bundy Refrigeration team.

Commenting on his new role, Chris expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “I am thrilled to be joining Bundy Refrigeration as the Head of Finance for Europe. Bundy has an exceptional reputation for innovation and quality in the refrigeration industry. I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success by leveraging my financial expertise and leadership skills to drive excellence and ensure strong financial performance across the European operations.”

The appointment of Chris Johnstone has been acknowledged by the Group Chief Executive of Bundy Refrigeration, Chris McGeehan, who recognises the extensive experience and capabilities Chris brings to the business. Chris remarked, “We are delighted to welcome Chris Johnstone to the Bundy team. His strong background in finance, risk management, and business leadership will undoubtedly strengthen our financial operations in Europe. Chris’s expertise and strategic insights will be instrumental in driving our European manufacturing plants towards sustained growth and profitability.”

Chris Johnstone holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Glasgow and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA).