Appointment of new managing director at Eagle Lighting

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Eagle Lighting (Pty) Ltd is delighted to announce the appointment of Robin Lewis as its new Managing Director (MD), effective from 1st August 2023. This appointment comes following the retirement of Robin Smith, whose dedication and visionary leadership were instrumental in establishing Eagle Lighting before its acquisition by Bidvest.

Robin Lewis has an illustrious career of 23 years within Eagle Lighting, having started as a sales consultant and diligently progressed through various pivotal roles within the organisation. His journey culminated in his most recent position as Projects Director, showcasing his unwavering commitment to the growth and success of the company.

Throughout his tenure at Eagle Lighting, Robin Lewis has garnered a wealth of experience and expertise in both the Eagle Lighting business and the lighting industry at large. He has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities, strategic acumen, and an unwavering dedication to excellence.

Reflecting on his remarkable 23-year journey with the company, Mr Lewis stated, “Leadership is not about changing who you are; it’s about growing who you are. As I step into the role of Managing Director, I bring with me the knowledge gained from many years of dedicated service within this exceptional company. Together, we will build upon our shared history, embrace new opportunities, and propel this organisation toward even greater heights. I am honoured to lead this remarkable team and excited for the journey ahead.”

When asked about his vision for Eagle Lighting for the forthcoming years, the new Managing Director expressed confidently, “As an established lighting company, our vision for the future is not merely to adapt to change, but to embrace it as an opportunity for growth and innovation. The management team envisions a future where our brand becomes synonymous with cutting-edge technology and unparalleled customer experiences. At Eagle Lighting we see ourselves as pioneers in our industry, constantly evolving to remain the leading lighting company in South Africa.”

The Eagle Lighting team extends its best wishes to Robin Lewis and his esteemed Executive Management Team, comprising Zack Coetzee, Ryan Carthew and Hugh Ward. Together, they will steer Eagle Lighting and its revered brands towards greater accomplishments and further cement its position as a leading player in the lighting industry.

As Eagle Lighting embarks on this new chapter with Robin Lewis at the helm, the team expresses its heartfelt gratitude to all its stakeholders for their unwavering support. Eagle Lighting will continue to uphold the values that have made it a beacon of excellence in the industry.

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