FAIRFIELD, N.J., May 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Continuing to drive exponential growth while focusing on customers' lighting needs, Amerlux CEO/President Chuck Campagna has announced the appointment of Christopher McQuillan to Vice President of Global Operations, in-charge of overseeing factories in New Jersey, Texas and China. Amerlux is a global leader in innovation, manufacturing and creative lighting solutions for a broad range of commercial, retail, hospitality and institutional environments. Mr. McQuillan, who previously held the position of VP of Sales, will report directly to Mr. Campagna.
"Chris continues to demonstrate solid leadership skills at the manufacturing level," explained Mr. Campagna. "With major expansions and relocations of our two domestic facilities, we trust that Chris will continue to thrive in our high-paced environment and oversee these operations, as well as our overseas factory."
Mr. McQuillan will upgrade overall operational effectiveness and maximize quality assurance, creating process stability and implementing lean manufacturing techniques and continuous improvement processes throughout the organization. In addition, he will oversee construction of new manufacturing facilities in Pearland, Texas and Oakland, New Jersey, expanding operations to handle aggressive growth objectives.
"Ultimately, our customers will benefit from the quicker lead times and significant productivity and efficiency upgrades achieved in our new facilities in the USA," continued Mr. Campagna. "Under Chris' leadership, we will continue to increase work flow and line expansions while staying ahead of ongoing technology changes and market demands."
Prior to joining Amerlux, Mr. McQuillan was most recently employed by Honeywell as Business Leader of the Americas for the LED Lighting Division and Acuity Brands as Vice President-- General Manager of Mark Architectural Lighting.
He holds an MBA from the University of Maryland and a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
About Amerlux LLC
Amerlux speaks the language of light for design and construction professionals around the world by manufacturing a broad array of optically superior, energy efficient lighting solutions for the retail, supermarket, hospitality, commercial and exterior lighting markets. Amerlux products and services include track lighting, recessed downlighting and multiples, pendants, linear fluorescents, and custom lighting systems, as well as support for energy reduction plans that can be used as a guide to state, city and local utility rebate programs for maximum energy savings and utility incentives. The company's domestic and international clients receive the support of Amerlux's highly trained specification sales force, as well as expert service from initial design to on-time delivery made possible by strategically located manufacturing, warehousing and shipping locations.
SOURCE: Amerlux LLC
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