Lamps Plus has promoted COO Clark Linstone to the role of President, effective immediately. In his new position, Linstone will maintain the responsibilities of COO while overseeing all business operations, stores and distribution center operations. He will continue to report to Founder and CEO Dennis Swanson.
Linstone has been with Lamps Plus for more than 30 years. In addition to his current position, he manages Lamps Plus Hospitality, the retailer’s hotels and resorts trade business, and serves as President of Pacific Coast Lighting, a wholesale portable lighting company.
“Clark is one of the most successful and highly regarded leaders in the lighting industry,” said Swanson in a statement. “Lamps Plus will continue to benefit with his leadership, now in the role of president. The list of what Clark has accomplished during his career and what he manages on a daily basis is long and varied. His contributions to the company have helped make Lamps Plus the retail and manufacturing success story that it is today.”