Tom Sargeant has been promoted to Vice President of New Product Development for Tech Lighting  and LBL Lighting . In his new role, he’ll work on product extensions across the portfolios of both brands and determine future category expansions in the decorative and architectural arenas. He’ll also be charged with driving product development strategies that meet market needs while incorporating the latest in 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 of Generation Brands. "His promotion is well-deserved.”
Previously, Sargeant was the Director of New Product Development for Tech Lighting and LBL Lighting, a position he held for three years.
He joined Tech Lighting in January of 2001, starting as a Regional Sales Manager. He eventually transitioned to the role of Specification Channel Manager building the commercial business before being promoted to Director of New Product Development.
Sargeant is a graduate of Bradley University with a degree in Business Management and Administration.