Designplan appoints new marketing chief
15 January 2013 14.00 GMT
(UK) - Designplan Lighting, manufacturer of vandal resistant, commercial, architectural and industrial lighting, appoints Mark Lester as Sales and Marketing Director.
Lester, who has previously held senior positions at Concord, Whitecroft and Victor Products in the UK, joins Designplan after ten years at Federal Signal where he held a number of senior executive positions within the UK, North America and China.
Paul Williamson, managing director at Designplan said, “We are very pleased to welcome Mark to the company's senior management team. I am confident that his extensive experience and industry contacts – both in the UK and overseas – will make him an invaluable addition to Designplan as we continue to expand.”
With over 20 years of experience in a variety of industrial product sectors, including commercial and architectural lighting, specialty vehicles, mining equipment, Electronic Vehicle Identification and RFID based technologies, the company hopes Lester will bring the right amount of experience and innovative thinking to the role, helping Designplan to grow further.
Commenting on his appointment Lester said, “It has long been accepted that when it comes to robust, durable fittings for challenging environments, Designplan set the standard others aspire to.” Lester continued,” With recent product innovations making the company even more relevant than ever, this is an incredibly exciting time for the company and I look forward to working with the Designplan team and contributing to their continued success.”