LONDON Dialight Lumidrives has appointed Patrick Van Der Meulen as European OEM technical sales manager.
Van Der Meulen joins Dialight Lumidrives with over 12 years experience in the lighting industry having spent the previous six years with LED manufacturer Lumileds, initially as a mechanical engineer and latterly as technical support manager for Europe with responsibility to train and educate customers on how to use high-power LEDs. Before joining Lumileds he worked at Philips Lighting Development Laboratories.
He will be based near Eindoven in The Netherlands and will be responsible for focusing on Dialight Lumidrives OEM customers across northern Europe and providing them with sales and technical support.
“Patrick's appointment is part of the continued investment in Dialight Lumidrives' thrust into the Solid State Lighting market. It further strengthens our sales and support network across Europe enabling us to continue to enhance our customer service,” said Gordon Routledge, managing director at Dialight Lumidrives.
Dialight Lumidrives specializes in the development of components to enable applications in solid state lighting, including power drivers, LED arrays and optics. The company also offers design services for LED based illumination systems.