Spotlight Paul Pompeo – April

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Sales Management | General Management

April 2024

Vice President of Strategy

Accomplished executive leader with over twenty-five-years of success in a $1 billion-dollar global business. Completed and integrated strategic acquisitions worth over $150 million and developed a global technology business. Deep industry knowledge of the lighting, transportation and electric utility industries through leadership roles in sales and marketing, mergers and acquisitions and leading business units. Proven ability to develop a strategy and execute successfully.


CEO/Division CEO/Board Member

Proven high growth CEO in LED lighting, components, and controls. Experienced up to $200 million in revenue and multiple M&A transactions. Grew a $20 million LED lighting business to $200 million in 4 years resulting in sale to competitor for 4x purchase price. Lived and worked in Asia, Europe and US. Specializing in global team building and hyper scaling and globalizing a business.


CEO/Division President

Proven business leader in the electrical industry specializing on building teams and delivering results. In most recent role drove double digit revenue growth over a two-year period resulting in a $85M incremental sales gain. Significant experience driving success in retail, construction and data center markets. Successful track record delivering innovation and growth programs. Delivers digital solutions that transform businesses and drive value. Full P&L accountability for multiple years.


Chief Operating Officer

Global Business Operations C-Level Executive with 25 years of experience in Commercial Lighting. Especially familiar with Retail, National Accounts, and Specifier Market segments. Expertise lies in strategic vision implementation, business development, and product development. Proven track record in driving growth, providing excellent customer service, and leading in high-stress environments. In 2024 integrated 3 factories resulting in 30% Savings.


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    About Paul Pompeo

    Paul Pompeo has over 25 years of experience in executive search, focusing on lighting, electrical, IoT and controls. Pompeo won multiple recruiting awards during his 16 years with Search West in California. He founded Pompeo Group in 2003 and specializes in searches for upper sales, marketing and general management professionals. Pompeo writes ‘The Company/The Candidate’ column for LD+A Magazine and is Past President of the IES in New Mexico. He has been a featured speaker at Lightfair, NAILD and was a featured panelist on the LDA Live! Jobs panel discussion at Lightfair 2019 in Philadelphia.

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