Tech Lighting, LBL Lighting Promote Sargeant to VP

Tom SargeantTom Sargeant

SKOKIE, Ill.-Tom Sargeant has been named vice president of new product development for Generation Brands' Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting. He previously held the title of director of new product development for three years.

In his new role, he'll work on product extensions for both brands and determine future category expansions in the decorative and architectural arenas. He'll also drive product development strategies that meet market needs and incorporate technology advancements and design trends.

"Tom has led his team in developing and shepherding our most popular and innovative decorative and architectural products, including this year's introduction of GATICA, Tech Lighting's uniquely flexible and modular LED lighting system," said Josh Weiss, CEO, Generation Brands. "His promotion is well deserved."

He first joined Tech Lighting in January 2001, starting as a regional sales manager.

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