Halco Lighting Technologies (Halco) has announced that Chris Chickanosky will become the chief executive officer effective Nov. 4, 2019.
As the CEO of Halco, Chris brings more than 20 years of experience in lighting and electrical distribution and has held positions at GE Supply, Gexpro, and Rexel USA. For the past four years, Chris has held the position of vice president of strategic marketing at Rexel USA. Prior to that he held positions as division president; vice president of global sales; general manager of European operations; and various roles in sales; technical sales; Six Sigma Black Belt; and corporate account sales. Chris holds a Bachelor of Science, Electrical Engineering from Clarkson University.
As part of this transition, Fawaz Khalil is stepping down as CEO of the company. Mr. Khalil has been a contributor to the growth and development of Halco over the course of his time here and we thank him for his efforts and contributions.
To ensure continuity in performance and customer satisfaction, the company has appointed Kim Cook as interim CEO to oversee the day-to-day operations during this transition. As the former CEO and long-time director, Kim brings more than 25 years of experience with Halco in a number of positions related to sales, operations, finance, and executive management.