Leviton hires VP GM of Leviton Lighting Business Unit
Leviton has announced the hire of Philip G. Warner as the new vice president general manager of the Leviton Lighting Business Unit, effective January 29, 2018.
Warner will replace the business unit’s current VP GM, John Ranshaw, who will be retiring on February 23, 2018.
In addition to leading the business, Warner will be responsible for scaling the business through new channel development and expansion of current partnerships, increasing profitability and productivity, and streamlining processes.
“We are excited that Philip will be joining us in this role to further build, lead and drive the Leviton Lighting Business Unit,” said Daryoush Larizadeh, Leviton’s president and COO. “With Philip having more than 25 years of experience in the lighting industry, both in Europe and the Americas, we look forward to having him work with the broader leadership team to aggressively drive the division’s overall strategy and vision, a core pillar of the company’s growth plan and continue success.”
Warner joins Leviton from OSRAM, where he held the position of VP GM for the Americas region of OSRAM Global Management.
The Leviton Lighting Business Unit was established in April 2017, combining the capabilities of JCC, ConTech Lighting, Birchwood Lighting and Intense Lighting.