Baltimore, MD, USA – March 22, 2021 – Inter-lux is pleased to welcome Ted Chappell to its team. Ted brings many years of experience as a leader in the management of lighting and architectural manufacturers.
Inter-lux fortifies its innovative leadership team with the addition of Ted Chappell as President. In this role, Ted will be responsible for ensuring the continuous improvement of operations for all aspects of the Company. Ted brings with him a high level of expertise in the development and execution of growth strategies and company organization with an emphasis on team building.
Ted earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University and began his lighting career at Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. as a Sales Manager responsible for sales and distribution strategy in eleven countries. He went on to cofound a company in Malaysia that specialized in the distribution and installation of commercial lighting and lighting control systems. Ted also served as president of a German manufacturer of high performance architectural lighting, where he initiated a full sales and distribution strategy.
For nearly three years, Ted served as President of Perennials and Sutherland L.L.C., a company specializing in luxury performance fabric and outdoor furniture. There, he expanded the sales organization and implemented several new strategic initiatives. In a previous role as President of Ann Sacks, a subsidiary of multinational Kohler specializing in high-end tile and stone distribution, Ted oversaw every aspect of the organization, opened four new showroom locations and launched a new company website.
“I am excited and honored to be joining Mark and his dynamic team at Inter-lux.
Lighting has always been a passion of mine and Inter-lux embodies everything I value in a company; quality, innovation, teamwork, and best-in-class service. I look forward to contributing to its continued growth and success,” says Ted.
“Rarely in the life of a company can you find the perfect fit to fulfill such an important role. In my 20 years knowing Ted, I have immediately and consistently thought of him whenever considering someone to run a business. I welcome Ted to the Inter-lux family and look forward to working alongside him,” says Mark DeVries, CEO.
Inter-lux is a prime manufacturer, as well as a distributor of a collection of lighting products that represents the best in the lighting industry. Established in 2002, Inter-lux is recognized by the design community across the USA and Canada and is represented in every sales territory throughout North America by a professional network of independent sales representatives. More information can be found at Inter-lux.com.