Generation Brands Promotes Higgins to Chairman and Weiss to CEO
May 2, 2014,
SKOKIE, Ill.-Generation Brands, the parent company of Feiss, Monte Carlo Fans, LBL Lighting, Sea Gull Lighting and Tech Lighting, has announced that CEO Joe Higgins will be promoted to chairman of the board and Josh Weiss to CEO, effective June 1.
Higgins joined Generation Brands as CEO in 2010. In his new capacity as board chairman, he'll primarily work with the company's financial partners and will still be involved in its long-term growth strategy.
"In the seven years Josh has been with the organization, he's done an incredible job leading Tech and LBL to significant revenue growth in the face of a challenging economy," said Higgins. "I'm extremely confident in Josh's strong leadership and strategic thinking abilities to maximize Generation Brands' potential in this next stage of our development."