Amerlux Lighting Solutions Appoints VP
Ted des Enfants was appointed VP of International Sales for Amerlux Lighting Solutions, a newly created position. He will work closely with lighting designers, architects and national accounts to specify Amerlux products within the global community.
Previously, des Enfants served as VP and general manager of commercial lighting at Energy Focus Inc. He also held a variety of positions at GE Lighting, most recently as New York District Sales Manager.
Amerlux is a leader of task-specific, energy-efficient lighting solutions for retail, commercial, grocery, hospitality and LEED green building markets.
Fred’s President and CEO Both Retiring
Memphis, Tenn. Fred’s Inc. on Friday said its president and COO will both retire.
President John D. Reier, 68, and COO Gerald E. Thomson, 58, will leave as part of a planned succession plan, the company said. A new company president, Bruce Efird, began in September, but Reier and Thomson remained during the transition period.
CertaPro Painters Commercial Services Appoints Director of Business Development
CertaPro Painters Commercial Services, North America’s largest commercial painting contractor, announced the appointment of Pete Cobb to director of business development. In his new position, Cobb will be focused on designing and implementing programs for all customer segments, as CertaPro continues to expand market share for its quality commercial painting services.
Cobb comes to CertaPro with more than 22 years of experience in sales and management at the Sherwin-Williams Company, having spent his last five years in the painting and coatings industry as the company’s national account manager.