Helvar director elected chair of dali board
Peter van der Kolk, Helvar’s Business Development Director, who has represented Helvar on the board for DALI for 5 years, has recently been elected and appointed as Chairman of the DALI Board.
Peter brings his 15 years’ experience of working with lighting and lighting controls to his new role and in his time with Helvar, has become a specialist in emerging LED technologies and control of LED light sources.
“My appointment as the Chairman of the DALI board is a great honour for me and comes at such an exciting time for the organisation,” says Peter. “At the last board meeting we established a new structure for DALI with dedicated Technical and Marketing work groups. 2013 is set to be a strong year for the DALI standard – watch this space.”
Peter has worked at Helvar since 2007 and manages the LED product ranges, including drivers. In addition to this he also oversees the business growth, profitability and marketing of Helvar’s LED business.
Prior to his appointment at Helvar Peter spent a number of years with Phillips where he rose to the position of European Product Manager, working with architectural lighting control solutions and later moved to iLight as the Business Manager for Europe.
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Helvar is Europe’s leading provider of energy saving lighting systems. Its extensive range of products, including LED drivers, ballasts and intelligent lighting control solutions, can be used as single components or combined into lighting systems to achieve excellent solutions for residential, commercial and architectural environments.
Working in harmony with leading luminaire manufacturers and electrical contractors, Helvar provides the both the highest quality product and a customer care service that is second to none. Helvar exports to over 50 countries worldwide and has a significant design and development facility in the UK.