Louis Poulsen Announces Appointment of CEO, United States & Canada

by | Jan 23, 2023 | News

Louis Poulsen Showroom in Milan

Carly Conelli to Lead New Business Structure in Top Priority Markets

New York – The original house of light Louis Poulsen is honored to announce the appointment of Carly Conelli as its new CEO for the United States and Canada. Conelli will lead the newly established Louis Poulsen head office in New York, an extension of the brand headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.

“We see an incredible potential in the US and Canada, and we’re excited to bring Carly Conelli in to ensure continued growth.” says Tommy Rothoff, Louis Poulsen’s Chief Sales Officer. “We believe that the new structure will propel all categories in the market and give our partners the best support possible.”

Conelli is a global lifestyle and retail executive with extensive experience within the luxury field across home and design brands including Roll & Hill, AERIN, Ralph Lauren, and Caro Home. With in-depth knowledge of both wholesale and retail business structures and a proven track record for creating and implementing key strategic programs and propelling businesses forward, she will be responsible for wholesale partners and will work closely with the Louis Poulsen sales team in North America and Denmark on a growth plan for the United States and
Canada, top priority markets.

“Louis Poulsen is driven by quality, beauty, purity, and passion – and these attributes are as important now to our customers as they were when it was established almost 150 years ago,” says Conelli. “I’m looking forward to growing the brand and its human approach to lighting throughout North America.”

The new structure for this region went into effect on January 1st, 2023, when Neo Architectural Lighting became the exclusive partner of Louis Poulsen outdoor and architectural lighting in North America, continuing to support the professional market.

About Louis Poulsen

Established in 1874, the original house of light Louis Poulsen creates iconic products that provide exceptional light. Honoring the Danish design tradition, Louis Poulsen designs are based on the principle that form follows function. Working in close collaboration with prominent designers like Poul Henningsen, Arne Jacobsen, Verner Panton, Vilhelm Lauritzen, Øivind Slaatto, Olafur Eliasson, Oki Sato and Anne Boysen, Louis Poulsen continues to build on their legacy of creating luxury lighting, with the help of passionate craftmanship, quality materials and
innovative designs. Louis Poulsen has established itself as a leading global architectural and decorative lighting brand and has a global presence with showrooms in Copenhagen, Miami, Oslo, Tokyo, Singapore and Dusseldorf