Philadelphia, PA, May 16, 2016 – LUX Products Corporation today announced that President Rob Munin will now add chief executive officer to his title as he leads LUX Products into another year of innovation and design in the home comfort industry. In addition, Gary Hsieh adds business development to his role as the director of product and business development for LUX. Also rounding out the team, Kurt Mease has been promoted to product manager reporting to Gary and Denise Craig achieves the new title of inside sales & customer support manager.
Rob joined LUX in May 2105, with more than 20 years of marketing and sales leadership building brands in retail and wholesale channels. He most recently was SVP/GM Distribution with HBC Home & Hardware Products. Munin has his MBA from Indiana University – Kelley School of Business and resides with his family in the greater Philadelphia area.
“The Board recognized the tremendous achievements made in the last year, in large part due to Rob’s leadership,” said Edwin McAuley, Chairman of Edwin McAuley Electronics. “We are excited for the future and the great innovation Rob and his team will bring to the home comfort market.”
Gary joined the LUX team in November 2015. For the past 15 years, Hsieh has engineered, deployed and managed building and home automation systems. With a diverse background in automation control systems, devices and protocols applied to the IoT segment, knowledge of the CEDIA channel and experience in commercial building automation, Hsieh has lead the development of products, system and solutions to meet market demand and innovation. Hsieh has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University in New Brunswick NJ. He lives in Mount Laurel, NJ with his wife and two children.
Kurt has been with LUX since 2004. Kurt’s leadership in evolving the technical support team with live chat and live call answering, in addition to his “extracurricular” studies at Penn State University’s Project Management program, has earned him the new promoted title of product manager. In this role, Kurt will help manage and develop both existing and new products. In addition, Denise Craig adds inside sales manager to her expanded role after managing the company’s customer support and order entry system for over 25 years.
About LUX Products Corporation
LUX is a privately-held company based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with an R&D center in Hong Kong, manufacturing in Asia and packaging and distribution plant in Laredo, Texas. With more than 100 years of experience delivering reliable products for the way people live with a priority on home comfort, LUX is one of the largest brands of thermostats. The company sells more than one million thermostats each year and has garnered a Best Buy rating from a top, well-regarded consumer magazine. LUX is dedicated to bringing innovate ideas for comfortable living to market for today and for the future. To learn more about LUX Products, visit www.LUXProducts.com.