English Boiler Names New President and General Manager
RICHMOND, Va. (July 16, 2018) – English Boiler, LLC, an industry leader in the design and fabrication of packaged watertube boiler systems for large, industrial applications, has named Nick LeJeune as the company’s new president and general manager. He will assume the role July 30, succeeding Rick English, who is retiring.
LeJeune will oversee all English Boiler operations, including business development, project management, finance and full profit and loss management oversight. He has more than 30 years of technical sales, marketing, operations and management experience, primarily in the boiler industry. He was president and owner of Boilers Burners & Controls, LLC, for 10 years. Most recently, he was vice president of operations for Boiler and Steam Performance in Georgia.
“Nick brings expertise and experience that make him an ideal leader for English Boiler,” said Doug Wright, CEO of Superior Holding, Inc., parent company of English Boiler and Superior Boiler. “His addition is a positive development as we continue bringing Superior Boiler and English Boiler together to better serve our customers.”
Rick English will offer assistance during a transition period.
“I’m grateful to Rick for his tremendous contributions to the company he helped found and his willingness to help ensure a smooth transfer in the company’s leadership,” Wright said.
English Boiler co-founder John English will remain with the company as senior vice president, chief engineering officer and will have management oversight for all of the company’s engineering and design activities.
“John is well respected in the industry as an innovator, specifically for developing new technologies in boiler design,” Wright said. “We’re extremely pleased he will continue to be part of our team. Working with Nick, both the Superior Boiler and English Boiler teams will continue jointly developing markets and business opportunities.”
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About Superior Holding, Inc.
Superior Holding is the parent company of Hutchinson, Kansas-based Superior Boiler, provider of engineered energy solutions and a leader in clean air emissions technology. Superior manufactures Scotch Marine and vertical firetube boilers for process steam, hot water and waste heat recovery and high-efficiency hot water condensing boilers. In addition to boilers, the company manufactures a full complement of boiler room equipment items. In business since 1917, the company has shipped more than 20,000 boilers throughout the United States and worldwide, and its commitment to unparalleled quality has produced the most dependable boilers available. Superior Boiler also provides parts and 24-hour service. The company employs approximately 100 people. On Sept. 15, 2016, the company acquired Richmond, Virginia-based English Boiler, LLC, a leading industrial watertube boiler manufacturer that employs approximately 40 people. In 2014, Superior Holding opened Oklahoma Boiler Equipment, a sales support office based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and acquired Triad Boiler Systems, Inc. For more information, visit superiorboiler.com.
About English Boiler, LLC
English Boiler, LLC, based in Richmond, Virginia, and one of the largest and most respected manufacturers of packaged watertube boilers in the United States, has a distinguished history of service to the boiler industry. English Boiler is also recognized as a leader in the design, manufacture and construction of biomass combustion systems. The company employs approximately 40 people and has the capability to manufacture boilers up to 300,000 pounds per hour and with working pressures up to 1,200 psig. For more information, visit englishboiler.com.