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Thomas Howe Named Vice President of Business Solutions

October 27, 2015
By Marketwired News

EMERYVILLE, CA–(Marketwired – October 27, 2015) – Elemental LED, a Bay Area LED manufacturer, announced today that Thomas (Tom) Howe joins the Company as Vice President of Business Solutions. In his role, Howe will be responsible for leading Elemental LED’s Business Solutions go-to-market strategy, brand awareness, increasing competitive market share and managing client relationships.

“This appointment further strengthens Elemental LED’s leadership team and positions us to continue expansion of our footprint in the Retail, Hospitality and Display sectors of the LED lighting industry,” says Christopher Le Blanc, Elemental LED’s Executive Vice President. “Tom has deep experience in these markets and his vast knowledge will be an extreme asset to the organization.” For more than 20 years Howe has gained valuable experience in sales, marketing and operations in the in-store retail solutions sector. Most recently, he held several senior leadership roles at DCI Marketing and L.A. Darling. Prior to this, he was with Store Kraft Manufacturing and Display Fixtures, USA. Howe has a BS Marketing degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Pepperdine.

The Business Solutions Division of Elemental LED focuses on the consulting, design, and engineering of large-scale innovative LED lighting solutions that cater to a wide array of clients including retail, hospitality, and display fabrication companies. Our expertise manifests in our ability to understand the desired lighting impact of a project, determine technical specifications and compliance, customize and tailor complex solutions, and help manage program rollouts.

About Elemental LED: Elemental LED is a leading U.S based engineering and technology company that manufactures an extensive high-quality portfolio of superior linear, accent, and task LED lighting featuring unparalleled CRI and R values with flawless, and vibrant high-fidelity color rendering. We are proud to be America’s largest provider of linear LED lighting inspiring lighting professionals with our innovative technology, unmatched quality, and best-in-class customer experience. For more information visit

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April Mitchell
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