Meet the Team
Jim leads the daily operations at Fireplace & Chimney Co. He is driven by a passion for efficient process, people and problem solving. He loves cooking.
Retail Sales and Marketing
Khalil manages our showrooms, expos and pop-ups. He also looks after our brand and our social media footprint. He loves music and dance.
Our youngest Sales Manager in the history of the company, Ryan is a rising star and is an innovative thinker with fresh ideas. He also had hobbies before joining the business.
Frank cut his teeth 17 years ago in the fireplace industry. He is a Professor of fireplaces and even has a cowl named after him. He loves shopping.
Riyaad has more than 10 years in the industry. He brings with him a vast knowledge of fireplace installation and out of the box thinking.
Rabia manages our office and heads up our admin dept. She comes from a family of builders and fireplace installers and has fireplaces in her DNA. She loves photography and fast cars.
With 7 years experience installing hundreds of fireplaces, Trymore is ready for any challenge. He loves soccer.
Janine helps us establish new business, arranging site visits and demonstrating and presenting all our products. She also has a degree in graphic design and history of art.
Heather is a bean counter and pen pusher who always dots her i’s and crosses her t’s. She loves travel and has been to India 5 times!
With nearly 2 years experience Jackson is hungry to become an installer in another 2 years time. The first lesson we always teach our IA’s is patience.
Simon is on his way to becoming a master installer. With his dediication and a bit more training, he will soon make his way up from assistant. He loves cars.
Simon is the Umkulu of the company. He has more years in the fireplace business than all of us combined.
Thokozani is our driver and does our collections and deliveries. He hopes to become an installer and is learning the ropes.
Shafiek hovers between our installation teams learning as much as he can. He spends all of his spare time tuning engines and racing cars.
Stefan is Jim’s assistant which is not an easy job with almost no breaks. He has no hobbies because he doesn’t have the time.
Builder / Installer
Leon is a builder, he is old school. He fits our insert fireplaces and simply loves his work.
Witness is Frank’s assistant, a position that everybody wants but nobody can manage. It means long hours and lots of pain.
Gary does all our out of town work with his son Enrico learning the ropes by his dad’s side.