Legrand’s Building Control Systems (BCS) division has hired Charlie Derk as director of product marketing, Shading Systems. Derk has 20 years of experience in the lighting and shading industry and brings unique insight and know-how from various perspectives to the Legrand Shading Systems team.
Derk’s breadth of experience encompasses previous roles in engineering, manufacturing, product management, and sales and marketing in the shading and lighting controls industry in both residential and commercial markets domestically and internationally.
“I am pleased to welcome Charlie to our senior shading leadership team at Legrand,” noted Amy Hahne, VP and general manager, Shading Systems. “His vision for innovation and pushing the style quotient combined with his deep understanding of the industry will be a powerful force to drive the next phase of growth for Legrand.”
“I’m excited to join the team and help drive product innovation and expansion of Legrand’s footprint in the shading business,” Derk said. “During my career, I’ve been able to witness the shading business from almost every perspective. I am extremely passionate about the product category and seeing customers succeed with this area that has so much opportunity for growth.”