Dauer Manufacturing (Miami, FL): Former Kichler executive Tom Rowe has joined the company as its new and first national sales director. Rowe will manage the sales of Dauer’s multi-channel sales of low-voltage lighting to distributors including electrical and green wholesalers, lighting showrooms, garden centers, nurseries, and other landscape suppliers. He will also lead the company’s expansion toward the west coast and throughout the U.S. and Canada. In addition, he will spearhead the launch and growth of Artemix, the company’s new retail line of indoor lighting and décor, and its established Silhouette Collection of indoor & outdoor lighting bollards, among the interior design and architectural design community.
Rowe has served in various positions throughout his career in the lighting industry. He has worked as a contractor and distributor, including providing residential clients with lighting and design services through his private firm. Prior to joining Dauer Manufacturing, Rowe spent more than 13 years with Kichler and made significant contributions to the sales team and customer base. He most recently served as their national sales manager, where he was responsible for maintaining and building clientele in the U.S., Canada, and international markets.