Chairman and CEO Allan Nelkin retires from Halco Lighting Technologies

Allan Nelkin - retired CEO of Halco LightingHalco Lighting Technologies announced that Chairman and CEO Allan Nelkin officially retired from his positions at Halco Lighting effective Nov. 24, 2015.

Since its acquisition by Nelkin in 1991, Halco Lighting has grown exponentially. Under his leadership, the company has built a reputation for outstanding customer service, quality products and service after the sale. Nelkin emphasizes that the growth of Halco was in no small part due to a dedication to its customers. “Doing what is best for your customers is paramount to any company’s success. It isn’t a set of rules or a policy…it’s an attitude, it’s the right attitude,” said Nelkin.

This attitude helped Halco grow from a relatively small company to an industry-leading supplier of lamps, ballasts and LED lighting technologies. “And of equal importance,” he added, “we had a lot of fun along the way.”Current Halco President, Kim Cook, will assume the role of CEO, effective immediately. Cook has been with Halco Lighting for more than 23 years. She stated, “Allan’s leadership and guidance made him not only a pivotal figure in Halco’s success, but one in the entire lighting industry.” Cook then added, “And while he will be sorely missed here, his influence will continue to guide individuals within this organization for years to come.”

About Halco Lighting Technologies

Halco Lighting Technologies is a leading manufacturer of lighting solutions including energy-efficient lamps, ballasts and also lighting luminaires. Founded in 1974, Halco’s extensive product line includes the brands ProLED, ProLume, HaloXen, Prism, CoverShield and Sollos Landscape Lighting. Strategically located, fully stocked warehouses in Atlanta, Carlstadt, Cleveland, Houston, Los Angeles and Phoenix ship orders placed by 2 p.m. local warehouse time the same day.

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