Paul Walker & Paul McCourt

Hamilton appoints Commercial and Operations Directors as it looks to further UK business.


As part of Hamilton's plans to expand its business within the UK, the company has appointed Paul Walker as Commercial Director and Paul McCourt as Operations Director.

Paul Walker (left) has 30 years’ experience in the industry and joined Hamilton in 2014 following roles at Havells, where he successfully established its Switchgear offering and grew its business in the trade division, and 14 successful years at Electrium, a Siemens company.

Paul McCourt (right) assumes role as Operations Director and will be responsible for all aspects of business operations at Hamilton, including infrastructure, technology, process design, organisational development and HR directives. Paul has been tasked with an extensive change management programme over the next 12 months to provide a robust and comprehensive foundation to support Hamilton’s growth plans for the next five years.

Prior to Hamilton, Paul was an independent senior BPM consultant, advising international companies on operational systems and process designs. He also established and ran his own software design company that built workflow system solutions for end users.

“We are delighted to welcome Paul Walker and Paul McCourt in their new roles within the company,” says Ian Hamilton, Managing Director of Hamilton Litestat. “Both have a wealth of experience that will be extremely advantageous in helping us to grow the Hamilton business together. Paul Walker has contributed greatly to Hamilton entering the circuit protection sector, which has been well received within the industry. He will be driving the brand in 2017 as a ‘one-stop shop’ for turnkey electrical wiring accessories in the domestic market. He will be supported by Paul McCourt’s extensive operational experience, which will establish the foundations for this growth.”