Nortek Security and Control announced the name of its new CEO this Tuesday. Christopher Larocca joins the company as the top executive after quitting his position as the CEO of Luminance Brands, which is a conglomerate of seven divisions manufacturing lighting products, smart lighting solutions, and connected home equipment.
Christopher LaRocca joins as the CEO of Nortek Security and Control
Larocca has a rich portfolio and has also served as the CEO and other top management positions at the industry’s leading companies like GE, Dover Corporation, and EMCORE Corporation. Larocca, with his industrial expertise, looks forward to bringing innovative excellence and business growth to the company.
Larocca Expressed Delight on Joining the Company
He said in a statement,
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“I am honored and excited to assume the CEO position at Nortek Security & Control. It’s inspiring to join a company whose products have already made millions of consumers more secure and a leader in creating connected environments for a more personalized and intelligent experience,”.
New CEO talked about his Vision Forward
He also expressed that the firm foundation of the company and a skilled professional workforce will enable him to create better brand equity. He added,
“From this strong foundation, I look forward to working with the exceptional professionals at NSC to implement strategies focused on strengthening our brand equity, delivering innovative solutions to the market, and bolstering customer relationships.”
Nortek also appoints new Chief Technology Officer
Along with Larocca, Darren Learmonth is also joining the Nortek Security and Control as the Chief Technology Officer. Learmonth worked as the CTO of Assay Abloy before joining Nortek. He also served as the CTO and Senior VP at the Thales E-Security and HID Global.
Talking about his appointment, Learmonth said,
“I am thrilled to join NSC at this great time in the company’s history. We are on the cusp of product and feature breakthroughs where I will lead and help expedite our product development to keep pace with the rapidly evolving markets we serve.
New CTO Expresses Vision Forward
He further added,
” My primary objective is to work with NSC’s knowledgeable engineering and R&D staff to maintain the company’s position as an innovator and industry leader while delivering advanced and differentiated products that help us meet our global growth targets.”
The new top executives will operate from the company’s California office.