Todd Teiber has joined Craftmade Intl. as Senior Vice President—Specialty Sales. In this role, Teiber will oversee all functions related to fan, lighting and furniture sales to the independent distribution channel. Teiber has more than 25 years of lighting experience, including service as President and CEO of Teiber Lighting Products, a designer and distributor of light bulbs, door chimes and ventillation systems that was sold to Craftmade in 2005.
W.A.C. Lighting has appointed Shelley Wang to President. In her new position, Wang will oversee company-wide operations, including W.A.C. Lighting North America and W2 Architectural Lighting. She will coordinate all sales, marketing, development and administrative activities, in conjunction with the firm’s state-of-the-art manufacturing campus in China. Previously, Wang served as the company’s Vice President and General Manager.
Louise Gardner has been named Director of Marketing & Engineering at Nora Lighting Inc. Gardner brings more than 20 years of management, product engineering and marketing expertise to the position. She has worked with Cooper Lighting, Kenall Manufacturing and the DIetzgen Corp., and she was recently Director of Sales & Marketing at Moz Designs in Oakland, CA.
Leviton has appointed Leonardo Villalobos as Technical Support Engineer for the company’s Lighting Management Systems business. Villalobos joined Leviton as a Spec Engineer in 2006, furnishing product training to distributors and engineers and working with the company’s sales team to pre-sell products. Prior to joining Leviton, Villalobos worked as a Sales Associate for Almacen El Electrico, an electrical distributor based in Costa Rica.
Andrea Combet of the new agency Art & Function has joined Currey & Company as its sales representative in Southern California. Combet was previously Vice President of Product Development for Lighting, Bath, Hardware and Accessories at Restoration Hardware. Prior to joining Restoration Hardware in 2003, she represented Currey & Company for more than 10 years via the sales organization New Space.