13859 Fri, 02/22/2008 - 11:53am
CLEVELAND–Kichler Lighting has appointed Steve Falk, Russ Klingel and David Rohde as regional sales managers in the southern region of the United States, northeast region and central region respectively.
Falk brings 20 years of experience in the lighting industry, having held roles in manufacturer sales, independent sales and lighting showroom management. He reports to Chris Bailey, Kichler’s director of sales, east. Klingel most recently served as director of sales for Emerson Electric’s ceiling fan division, and also reports to Chris Bailey. Rohde, who served in sales in the furniture industry, has more than 14 years’ experience in lighting sales, marketing and product management. He reports to Jared Northrop, Kichler’s director of sales, west.
The appointments are part of Kichler’s sales management expansion. The three fill roles previously held by Bailey and Northrop, who were promoted a couple months ago to directors of sales, east and west.