Cree appoints Darren Marsh as UK and Nordic lighting sales manager

July 8, 2013
Date Announced: 08 Jul 2013 New position confirms the LED innovator’s continued growth in the European marketMILAN – Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) announces the appointment of Darren Marsh as lighting sales manager of Cree Europe for the UK and Nordic regions. In this role, Marsh will closely collaborate with Cree’s strategic lighting allies in the UK and Scandinavia to help strengthen and grow the local business in these regions.“The UK is a key market for our strategic growth plans in Europe," said Alessandro Targetti, commercial director, Cree Europe S.r.l. “Darren has gained a wealth of experience in the lighting market during his career, which will serve as a significant asset to helping strengthen our business in the UK.”Marsh joins Cree with more than 25 years of experience in the lighting industry in a business development role, as well as in the OEM lighting and electrical wholesale business channels.“With LED lighting now in the mainstream, the differential will be in delivering customers consistent quality through continual innovation and prowess,” said Marsh. “Cree’s market-leading excellence in LED technology and product development is proven. It is an honour to join Cree and I look forward to spearheading our advancement in the UK and Nordic regions.”

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